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Hours and More
Photo: Justin Moore

Please check our social media or call us at 210.628.1639 for trail closure updates due to weather. Learn why we close trails to driving when it rains HERE.

Please note the driving trails along the edge of the lake are currently closed until further notice. They continue to available for walking.


Winter & Spring Seasonal Hours

(October 10 - June 10)

  • Tuesday through Sunday, 8am to 4pm
  • Entrance gate closes 60 minutes before close.
  • Closed on major and/or Federal holidays

Summer Seasonal Hours

(June 11 - September 15)
  • Tuesday through Sunday, 7am to 1pm
  • Entrance gate closes 60 minutes before close.
  • Closed on major and/or Federal holidays


Admission Prices

  • Members of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center: Free
  • Purchase an annual Membership
  • Adults: $5
  • National Audubon Society Members: $3
  • Children (Ages 6-16): $3
  • Children age 5 and under: free
  • Discounted Admission: $3 (Military personnel, high school and college students, SAWS, SAFD, SAPD & COSA employees)
  • Family groups up to 10 people: $15


You may purchase entry tickets onsite upon arrival. We highly encourage you purchase tickets online ahead of your visit. TO PURCHASE TICKETS, CLICK HERE

Please note, no dogs allowed, except for Service Animals. 


10750 Pleasanton Road
San Antonio, TX 78221


Mitchell Lake Audubon Center is located at 10750 Pleasanton Rd. in San Antonio, Texas. Take loop 410, exit 46 for Moursund Blvd and drive south (outside the loop) 0.7 mile. The gate is on the left. Click here for maps.

Where to Stay

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center recommends Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa. Located just 10 minutes from downtown San Antonio and 15 minutes from Mitchell Lake and the San Antonio Missions, it is an ideal location within reach of all the best sites. Your stay includes: complimentary parking, complimentary wi-fi, complimentary breakfast & evening reception, and receive HHonor Points.

Our preferred RV Resort is Yanawana Camp. Let them know you are planning to visit Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, and bond with the naturalist and artist who runs the park. Click here to view the website and book.

Contact the Center

If you have questions, please contact us at 210.628.1639 or

View suggested guidelines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic at THIS WEBPAGE.

Accessibility Statement: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center welcomes everyone, no matter their physical or mental abilities. If you have a special needs person in your group or you may need special accomodations, please let us know of any accomodations needed no less than one (1) week prior to your scheduled visit.

Holiday Hours 2023

(November 23 & 24 and December 24 - January 3)

  • Closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Open Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, 8am-4pm.‚Äč
  • Open Saturday, December 23, 8am - 4pm
  • Open Sunday, December 24, 8am - 2pm
  • Closed Monday, December 25
  • Open Tuesday, December 26 - Thursday, December 28, 8am-2pm each day
  • Open Friday, December 29 - Saturday, December 30, 8am-4pm
  • Closed Sunday, December 31
  • Reopen Tuesday, January 2 at 8am with regular winter hours.
  • As always, Entrance Gate closes 60 minutes before close.

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