News & Events

Park Closures


No buildings are closed for construction at this time.



Northampton Park: 

Northampton parking lot will be closed Saturday - Sunday for restriping of the parking area.  Park will still be accessible from the Converse side of the park.


Brackenridge Park:  

Park area by the zoo and bridge are under water. Red Oak is under water just off of Mulberry, and barricades have been set up on both ends.


Mission Reach:

Espada Park Closed

Conception trail, the bridge that connects to central flooded.

Crossover Bridge behind mission sports park.

Trail behind padre park.

Espada to acequia  low water crossing.

Brown properties by under 410 on the trail.

Cominocaulatica low water.



Kids playground at Rosedale Park closest to the YMCA will be closed on 11/5/16 during the Arbor Day

 Volunteer Tree Planting event for re-mulching. Tentative opening time is the same day after 12:00pm. 



Elmendorf Park Park will be closed beginning on Monday, April 28, 2015, for a major

improvement project. The park is estimated to reopen Dec 2016. More information coming





4/27/17 Apache Creek (Maintenance Closure)

Due to the SAWS sewer replacement project,  Apache Creek Trail will be closed at Escobar Park starting the week of May 1, 2017 and will last about 3 months. The westbound trail will stop at Amistad Park. 


4/18/17 Salado Creek Greenway (Trail Update)

Salado Creek Greenway under Wetmore Road is flooded and closed to the public. Please avoid flooded areas as they are highly dangerous.

3/29/17 Friedrich Wilderness Park (Trail Update)

Closed Trails due to heavy rains: Juniper Ridge, Fern Del, Bosque Trail, Vista Loop, Upland Range, and Restoration Way. All other trails will remain open. 


1/18/17 Leon Creek Greenway 

Trails are open


1/13/17 Salado Creek Greenway (Maintenance Closures)

The Salado Creek Greenway Trail through Martin Luther King Park will be closed January 13 for approximately 1 year as the park undergoes a series of enhancements. Signs are posted noting construction ahead and a detour path. 


1/5/17 Medina River Natural Area (Maintenance Closure)

Due to construction,  a small section of the Laurens Lane Hike and Bike Trail will be closing. The closest trailhead is located at Ira Lee and Laurens Lane. The closure is located approximately 700 feet from this trailhead heading North. The construction will commence on January 23 and the trail will be reopened on February 22.

1/5/17 Medina River Natural Area (Temporary Event Closure)

Medina River Natural Area greenway will be closed at Land Heritage Institute gate Jan. 20-22 to make way for an equestrian event. Signage will be up to help re-route patrons. 


12/5/16 Trails and Parks closed due to flooding:

Salado South: Badger St/ IH 10 parallel to creek underwater.


Water Loop Trail at Hardberger Park

This trail is currently undergoing maintenance. It will remain open but there may be large equipment or uneven surfaces at times.


Leon Creek Greenway

Leon Creek Greenway (2.2 miles from Ingram Road to W. Military Dr.) – The trail will be closed under Loop 410 and southward to Military Drive (including the trailhead parking area at 8802 W Military Drive) until approximately May of 2017 due to TxDOT construction of the Loop 410 bridge.  Please communicate to staff and the public not to enter the TxDOT construction area.


Please call 311 to report closed locations not reflected in this report




Friday, April 28, 2017