San Antonio

Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the San Antonio, Texas area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids San Antonio: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Alamo Kids

The South Seas meets South Texas at Aquatica San Antonio, a whimsical, one- of-a-kind waterpark only SeaWorld could create. Aquatica blends up-close a ...

Area: West of I-410
10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, Texas, 78251
Boerne River Rd Park

This is a nice, relaxing city park in a small Texas town. It's clean, safe, and has plenty of walkways and trees. Loads of ducks to entertain kids a ...

Area: North of I-410
415 River Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Cascade Caverns

Come and explore our beautiful Live Oak and Texas Cedar (Juniper) nature trails. See Armadillos, Golden-cheeked Warblers, Grey Foxes, Horned Lizards, ...

Area: North of I-410
226 Cascade Caverns Rd, Boerne, Texas, 78015
Denman Estate Park Duck Pond

Nestled into a peaceful nook of the Medical Center, there’s no playground here. But that won’t stop you and your kids from having fun. This 13-acre ...

Area: North of I-410
7735 Mockingbird Lane, San Antonio, Texas
Elmendorf Lake Park

This lake is a great spot to feed the ducks!

Area: Central (Inside I-410)
3700 W Commerce St., San Antonio, Texas, 78207
Heritage Duck Pond Park

Beautiful and relaxing place with a very nice pond with ducks and turtles, a playground, barbecue area. You can also walk around the park.

Area: West of I-410
900 S Ellison Dr, San Antonio, Texas, 78245
Jamie's Ranch For Special Kids

We are a working ranch that provides ranch fun and recreation for all kids, including special needs, ages toddler to adult. Activities include, horse ...

Free: Yes
Area: South of I-410
2700 CR 419, McCoy, Texas, 78113
Kreutzberg Canyon

We designed and constructed three wildlife observation blinds. The blinds offer excellent opportunities to observe and photograph birds, butterflies, ...

Area: North of I-410
143 Mark Twain, Boerne, Texas, 78006
Natural Bridge Caverns - Bracken Bat Flight

Just a few miles from Natural Bridge Caverns is another amazing natural wonder: The Bracken Bat Flight, and for a limited time we are offering the opp ...

26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road, San Antonio, Texas, 78266
Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

Ostrich feathers, zebra ears and buffalo noses so close to you, you could touch them. That’s Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, one of Texas’ most reco ...

Area: North of I-410
26515 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd., San Antonio, Texas, 78266
Owl Creek Farm San Antonio

We offer Birthday Parties with pony rides, a petting zoo, hay ride, and play areas. We also offer field trips and are open to the general public.

Area: West of I-410
12355 Military Dr, San Antonio, Texas, 78253
River Road Park

The park is located on the banks of the Cibolo Creek and is home to numerous varieties of ducks and geese. One of the unique features of River Road Pa ...

Area: North of I-410
415 River Road, Boerne, Texas, 78006
San Antonio Aquarium

The San Antonio Aquarium welcomes families to enjoy an immersive interactive experience! Sea to Believe as we connect children and families to the pla ...

Area: West of I-410
6320 E Bandera Rd, San Antonio, texas, 78238
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Despite being an urban park, there are many types of wildlife. Studies have documented 318 species. This includes 23 species of non-native animals, wh ...

Area: Central (Inside I-410)
6701 San Jose Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78214
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

The Animal Adventures exhibit is designed to help folks gain a better understanding of the relationship between the everyday uses of animal products a ...

Area: Central (Inside I-410)
723 AT&T Center Pkwy, San Antonio, Texas, 78219
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

"A volunteer organization that emphasizes agriculture and education to develop the youth of Texas." This event takes place every year during the month ...

Area: Central (Inside I-410)
723 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, Texas, 78219
San Antonio Zoo

Come explore and learn about a few of the Zoo’s coolest creatures with our daily EXCITING encounters opportunities! Get an up-close look at some of ...

Area: Central (Inside I-410)
3903 N. St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78212-3199
SeaWorld San Antonio

Get up close with the animals at SeaWorld San Antonio! From holding a penguin to swimming with a Beluga whale or a Sea Lion, these interaction program ...

Area: West of I-410
10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, Texas, 78251
Westcreek Trail Rides - Petting Zoo

Be sure to check out our petting zoo, which provides hours of entertainment for kids and adults alike.

Area: West of I-410
12230 Westcreek Oaks, San Antonio, Texas, 78253
Woodlawn Lake

Woodlawn Lake remains a popular gathering spot for visitors from throughout San Antonio. Residents use a walking trail daily, fish from the boat dock, ...

Area: Central (Inside I-410)
1103 Cincinnati, San Antonio, Texas, 78201