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FAQ’s

What does "Paseo del Rio" mean?

"Paseo del Rio" is the Spanish translation for River Walk, or literally “Walk of the River.”

How much does it cost to visit the River Walk?

The River Walk is a public park, and therefore is free to visit! Boat rides, attractions, and other activities will have various costs associated with them.

What is the address of the River Walk?
The River Walk flows through approximately 5 miles of the downtown and outlying area, so there is no one address. For GPS purposes, a good address to input is the address for Rivercenter Mall (located on the River Walk) at 849 E Commerce St. 78205.

Is it true that the River Walk is drained every year?

Yes, in the past, the River Walk was been drained the first week of January every year, for cleaning and maintenance. However, the River Walk will NOT be drained in 2013.

What is the average weather in San Antonio?
Visit http://www.weather.com for local San Antonio conditions
Climate Conditions Daily Average.

Month Daily Maximum Daily Minimum Rainfall

January 62.3 41.6 1.66
February 66.1 44.7 2.07
March 72.4 49.6 1.54
April 78.8 57.6 2.54
May 85.2 65.4 3.07
June 91.6 72.2 2.79
July 95.6 73.9 1.69
August 95.9 73.4 2.41
September 89.8 68.8 3.71
October 81.1 59.2 2.84
November 71.1 48.2 1.77
December 64.6 41.8 1.46


How do we get a boat ride?

Rio San Antonio Cruises is the boat ride company that offers tours on a boat. For more information visit http://www.riosanantonio.com or call 210-244-5700. 

What are the boat ride hours of Operation?

9:00 am - 9:00 pm. Call the reservations office at 1-800-417-4139 or local (210)-244-5700 or www.riosanantonio.com

Is there a place to get married on the River Walk?                                                                                                                                                                              There is! It is called Marriage Island and is located across from the CPS building. Reservations & Fees must be requested through the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department at 210-207-7275.

Where does the river end?

The San Antonio joins the Guadalupe River and flows all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.                                                                                                                         

Where Can I Park my RV or Bus Downtown?
                                                                                                                                                                              Out-of-town visitors may park their buses at the Travis Park parking meters or at The Alamodome.  Arrangements for parking meters need to be made in advance on a first-come basis with the Traffic Division at (210) 207-7755. For more information on The Alamodome, visit www.alamodome.com or call 210-207-3663. 

Where can I find an ADA map of the River Walk?                                                                                                                                                                             Contact The City of San Antonio Disability Access Office by calling 210-207-7957 or by visiting http://www.sanantonio.gov/ada/


Where can I rent a wheelchair or scooter?
Visit our friends at Tom’s Wheelchairs for information on renting wheelchairs and scooters. www.tomswheelchairs.com 210-223-7878. 

Are dogs allowed on the River Walk?

Dogs are allowed on the River Walk, but they must be leashed. The River Walk offers over 5 miles of walkways and passes by many outdoor restaurants and shops. Some of the outdoor restaurants are dog-friendly; please call ahead to check if the business allows dogs. 

 


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