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San Antonio River Walk Museum Reach

North of Downtown
San Antonio, TX 78216
United States

Hours
24/7
Park Amenities
3 miles of pedestrian trail
Public art
Restrooms
Water fountains
Benches
Pavillions
Educational interpretive signs
Wedding locations
Reservation Opportunities
Events (See Below)
Weddings (See Below)
Admission Fee
Free
About the Park

Discover brilliant public art works, historical landmarks, museums, and even a colony Mexican free-tailed bats along this hub of economic and cultural growth.

The Museum Reach includes three miles of pedestrian pathways, multiple water features, and over 70,000 plants. The journey leads you past noted landmarks including the oldest VFW post in Texas, the San Antonio Museum of Art, and Pearl, a culinary and cultural destination at the reimagined historic Pearl brewery.

Cruise the reach on one of San Antonio’s famous river barges. The Lock and Dam complex at Brooklyn Ave raises and lowers barges approximately nine feet to allow travel north to Pearl.

The Museum Reach is alive year-round with unique activities, festivals, and events.

From April to October, a colony of roughly 60,000 Mexican Free-tailed bats reside under the I-35 bridge. Their evening departures are natural spectacle not be missed.

For the month of December, the River Authority illuminates the Museum Reach with The River of Lights,  It includes over 100 underwater lights, thousands of LED lights in trees, bridges, and light poles. and a 30 foot musical LED light show.

Currently managed by the San Antonio River Authority, the construction of the Museum Reach was funded by the City of San Antonio and Bexar County. The public artwork was funded through private donations raised by the San Antonio River Foundation.

Be sure to download The River Walk Map to discover more great places along the River Walk ready for you to explore.

San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach
San Antonio Museum of Art along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

San Antonio Museum of Art along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

Walking / biking trail along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

Walking/biking trail along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

Fish artwork along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

Artwork along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

Landscaping along the San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach

San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach square

The San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach - at Pearl

The San Antonio River Walk - Museum Reach - at Pearl

Events - Races on Mission and Museum Reaches of the San Antonio River

Number of Event Attendees

Trail Usage Rate*

Trail Usage Deposit Fee (refundable)

26-100

$200 $1,500

101-250

$400 $1,500

251-500

$750 $1,500

501-1,000**

$1,200 $1,500

** Events over 1,000 participants are considered and approved on a case-by-case basis.

Weddings on the Museum Reach of the San Antonio River

Wedding Location

Maximum Number of Participants

One Hour Wedding Usage Fee

Deposit Fee (refundable)

La Gloria

6 $200 $75

Pearl

6 $200 $75

Myrtle Overlook

20 $200 $75

SAMA Overlook

20 $200 $75

Brooklyn Overlook 

8 $200 $75

 

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