McAllister Park is one of the best hiking trails in San Antonio. The park is a natural area that covers 976 acres which are extensively used for hiking. It was opened as a park in 1968, and it was renamed McAllister Park to honor former San Antonio Mayor Walter W. McAllister. The park features four miles of trails, 125 picnic units, restrooms, and parking areas. The trail is open year-round and provides various activities, and it is also suitable for dogs. Visitors can also enjoy the walkways, barbecue pits, and trash cans. The dog park has the facilities of exercise equipment, a covered picnic area, benches, and a walking trail. McAllister is a great place to hike casually with friends or throw a celebration by the pavilion.