The Trailist: 4-mile extension connects Mission Reach and Medina River trails

Mile by painstaking mile, the City, Bexar County, and the San Antonio River Authority have made incremental progress on expanding concrete paths along local waterways, such as the San Antonio River and Leon and Salado creeks.

However, the completion of 4.1 miles on the southern end of the Mission Reach trail is a good time to step back and look at the bigger picture. The City’s newest completed trail section joins the Mission Reach to the roughly 10-mile Medina River system. That Medina system runs from Medina River Natural Area, along the Medina River, past Mitchell Lake, and ending at Mattox Park near Mission del Lago.

Read more from Brendan Gibbons with The Rivard Report here.