PHP West

8400 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78230

PHP East

13203 Blanco Road, San Antonio, TX 78216

Voelcker Homestead

1021 Voelcker Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78248


Portable restrooms are located at each of the three main parking lots.

Full restrooms, changing tables, hand washing stations, and water bottle refills are located:

  • The PHP Urban Ecology Center

  • The Salado Outdoor Classroom.

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ADA Accessibility

The PHP West Bypass trail and PHP East trails are ADA friendly, with decomposed granite and concrete surfaces, low grades and wide trails.


Park Benches

All trails have benches dispersed throughout the park. The benches offer a nice view while taking a break from exploring.


Public Transit

Via has bus stops on the Blanco Road and NW Military Hwy sides.

Blanco Road stops

Bus #2 72417 & 72857

NW Military Hwy Stop

Bus #97 97096

Salado Open Classroom

Free Wifi

The Urban Ecology Center and the Salado Outdoor Classroom offer free SAParks wifi.


Miles of trails

PHP East has 2.75 miles of trails, the Water Loop and Geology Trail, and connects to the greater Salado Creek Greenway trail system. PHP West has 4.5 miles of trails, including the Savanna Loop and Oak Loop.

There are no trash cans or water fountains on the trails. Please pack it in and pack it out!


Dog Parks

Both sides of the park have dog parks. There is agility equipment, large and small dog areas, poop bags, trash receptacles, and drinking fountains for people and dogs.


Nature Play Area

Located next to the playground in PHP West, is a nature play area made from reclaimed trees. Children can climb, build a teepee, and explore in the natural area designated for hands-on discovery.

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Picnic Areas

Picnic tables with BBQ Pits are located throughout the park. Personal BBQ pits are not allowed.



Both PHP East and PHP West have playgrounds.

The PHP West playground is a favorite of parents of preschoolers.


Bicycle Repair Station

There is a bicycle repair station located at the Voelcker Homestead Trailhead.

The station has tools that are commonly needed in bike repair and an air pump station.

Bicycle Parking is located throughout the park



Shade is a precious asset in South Texas and the dog parks, playgrounds, picnic areas, and trails all have some shady areas.


Basketball Courts

There are two basketball courts located in PHP West. They are first come, first serve.

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Open Fields

There are two open fields, located behind the Basketball Courts in PHP West