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San Antonio Is Planning To Improve, Expand City Parks. What Do You Want To See?

Courtesy City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department
Medina River Natural Area

With more than 15,000 acres of existing green space and a growing population, San Antonio is looking at new ways to enhance the outdoor experience for residents. 

The City's plan for managing and improving the parks system is ready for its decennial update.

The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking feedback on the current state and possible opportunites for local parks and facilities, including over 181 miles of nature trails and public programs like free Fitness in the Park and youth summer camps. 

How can exposure to nature and access to green spaces impact quality of life in a community? What are your favorite natural areas in San Antonio? 

Click here for more information on the draft plan and to view the comment form in English or Spanish. The next community meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 24 at the Salvation Army Peackock Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.


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