Walks

Sponsored by San Antonio Water System, the following Walks are included with membership or general admission ($12-$9). Registration is required.

 

Sustainability Walks

Learn how the Garden showcases ways to conserve scarce resources. Its infrastructure, architecture and plants offer important lessons on building sustainable communities. Join our specially trained docents on a walk to examine these diverse features. Participants meet behind the Admissions kiosk and the walk begins at 10am. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Rewards eligible
Instructor: Donald Strandberg
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
No July Sustainability Walk
Register for August 2
Register for September 6
Register for October 4
Register for November 1
Register for December 6

Native Plant Walking Workshop – Third Fridays of the Month

Explore our Texas Native Trails and learn about how native plants conserve water, adapt to their environment, work in landscapes and what their growing requirements are. Discover what their cultural and wildscape uses are as well. Participants meet behind the Admissions kiosk and the walk begins at 10am. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Rewards eligible
Guides: Gary and Nancy Rogers
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for July 19
Register for August 16
Register for September 20
Register for October 18
Register for November 15

Native Plant Walking Workshop – First Saturdays of the Month

Explore our Texas Native Trails and learn about how native plants conserve water, adapt to their environment, work in landscapes and what their growing requirements are. Discover what their cultural and wildscape uses are as well. Participants meet behind the Admissions kiosk and the walk begins at 10am. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Rewards eligible
Guide: Master Naturalist Julie Strepek
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for August 3 
Register for September 7
Register for October 5
Register for November 2
Register for December 7

WaterSaver Walks

Explore our WaterSaver Gardens with Master Naturalist Linda Cace. Learn the characteristics of different drought tolerant landscapes, including Cottage, Hill Country, Manicure Xeriscape, and Spanish style.  Come see what’s in bloom! Participants meet in the Greenwood Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building and the walk begins at 10am. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Rewards eligible
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required.
Register for July 18
Register for August 15
Register for September 19
Register for October 17
Register for November 21
Register for December 19

Texas Bird Walking Workshop

Learn about resident and migrant birds in the San Antonio Botanical Garden, their characteristics, and their requirements for food, water, nesting, and protection. Participants meet at 9am in the Greenwood Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building and the walk begins at 9:15am. Sponsored by San Antonio Water System. Rewards eligible
Fee: Included with membership or general admission ($12-$9); registration required
Register for July 20
Register for August 17
Register for September 21
Register for October 19
Register for November 16

View the Garden’s current Birding Checklist.