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Mission Trail

San Antonio, TX
+1 210-932-1001
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A pedestrian route that starts at the Alamo and winds nine miles along the San Antonio River passing four other historical missions.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bike ride” (19 reviews)
“bike shop” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
San Antonio, TX
Far North Central
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+1 210-932-1001
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"bike ride"
in 19 reviews
"mission san jose"
in 39 reviews
"bike shop"
in 10 reviews
"rented bikes"
in 17 reviews
"miles round trip"
in 7 reviews
"the river"
in 64 reviews
"mission espada"
in 22 reviews
"blue star"
in 18 reviews
"active churches"
in 7 reviews
"historic missions"
in 11 reviews
"the national park service"
in 13 reviews
"spanish missions"
in 13 reviews
"bring water"
in 9 reviews
"visitor center"
in 16 reviews
"texas history"
in 20 reviews
"day pass"
in 7 reviews
"interesting history"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented bikes and started out on this mission trail. We only got to 3 of the missions, but it was one of the highlights of the trip and we were all awestruck by the preservation of this historical site

Thank dmkm53
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the San Antonio Missions Historical Park and walked on the section of the Mission Riverwalk Hike and Bike Trail between Mission San Jose' and Mission San Juan Capistrano (about 3 miles one-way). The trail goes about 10 miles between all 4 missions in...More

Thank CrankingChick
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rent a bike, take the bus or drive to this trail to see four Missions. More interesting and much less touristy than The Alamo. Park the car and walk the prettiest park of the Riverwalk. See the aqueducts and really get to understand the meaning...More

Thank lovedogs
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take the trail on a warm April afternoon so used the bus. The bus #40 is perfect since it stops in front of all the missions. It's well organized, I believe audio tours are available at all places, but self guided ones...More

Thank Kalyanfortius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Confluence Park on the Mission Trail - brand new park and brand new restrooms. Walked down to the San Antonio River to hear the river flow through the rocks. So relaxing. Great place to stop while biking the trail.

Thank Stuart Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail is an extension of the Riverwalk. We bike it to all but the Espada Mission. In addition to the missions you can see how the mission inhabitants tapped into the river to irrigate their crops. Cycling San Antonio is a tour company that...More

1  Thank AmosRedux
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 5 rented bikes from Blue Star Bike Shop (did I mention it is connected to a brewery making for the perfect stop after all the biking). This bike shop also had bike trailers for our younger children and smaller bikes for our...More

Thank Mary S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented one of the public shared bikes for the ride. It was nice, not too hot in September. Mostly flat, there are some hills going to some of the missions. Most paths are off roads, thus not fearful of being hit by a car.

Thank JarzenAtl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mission trails were really cool. Could either bike there or take Viva bus (all day pass is $2.75 each cash. Must see Mission Conception and Mission San Jose. They are the biggest and most complete ones. The other twos were in such ruins that...More

Thank Samantha J
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Driving along this trail, you will see the dam and aquaducts that made agriculture possible in this arrid landscape. The Mission San Jose is the largest of the missions, but there are a total of five along this trail including the Alamo. A day in...More

Thank Rod K
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stephaniedubose
11 March 2018|
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Response from Charlie B | Reviewed this property |
The public bicycles had no children's bikes. I would suggest calling a private bike rental place.
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Victor G
29 March 2017|
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Response from aussiebill42 | Reviewed this property |
You could use Uber to get from one mission to next but best way would be to rent a bike
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Terrance Y
21 January 2017|
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Response from ZinnHouston | Reviewed this property |
Sorry--haven't tried bicycle on these routes--tough enough by car. It depends on what your priorities are...mine have been to show others the missions (overview) and to spend a little time at each. So preferred approach... More
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