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5 miles

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Lytle’s Trail (GCSNA)


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Lytle's Loop is a moderate hiking trail in Government Canyon State Natural Area near San Antonio, Texas. This hike is kid friendly and dog friendly, but your furry kids have to be on leash. Mountain bikers are permitted on this trail. The park says this hike "begins and ends at the Frontcountry Trailhead. Keep a watchful eye for a chance sighting of the Rio Grande wild turkey, northern bobwhite quail and white-tailed deer that call this savannah home." Make to keep an eye peeled for the endangered Golden Cheeked Warbler. There is camping available in Government Canyon State Natural Area.

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Contact: Government Canyon State Natural Area 12861 Galm Rd. San Antonio, TX 78254

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