19399 NM Military Highway
San Antonio, TX 78256
Park: Birding, Camp, Hike, Picnic, Walk
The City’s only nature preserve. Its 240 acres are home to rare birds, terrestrial orchids, steep hills and deep canyons. It is internationally known for bird watching. Perched on the edge of the Balcones Escarpment, Friedrich is a nesting site for two federally listed endangered species of birds: the Black-capped Vireo and the Golden-cheeked Warbler. The park offers 5.5 miles of hiking with varying degrees of difficulty.