San Antonio Sights

Friedrich Wilderness Park

  • 21395 Milsa St. Map It
  • North
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

On the outskirts of town (about 20 mi from downtown off I–10), this 600-acre hilly haven for rare birds and orchids offers more than 5 mi of hiking trails, including one handicapped-accessible trail (rollerblades and bicycles are not allowed). Bird-watchers from around the world are often spotted here. Some species are seasonal, such as blue jays (fall and winter), eastern meadowlarks (spring), red-winged blackbirds (spring and summer), scissor-tailed flycatchers (spring, summer, and fall), and double-crested cormorants (winter). See turkey vultures, finches, Carolina wrens, doves, northern woodpeckers, northern cardinals, mockingbirds, and more year-round.

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21395 Milsa St., San Antonio, Texas, 78256, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 7:30–sunset

Published 10/27/2015


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