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5 Surprising Facts About the San Antonio River Walk

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Whether you’ve lived here, visited, or have dreamed of coming here, the San Antonio River Walk is one of the top places to visit in the Texas Hill Country for a vacation or even a “staycation”! Putting the obvious aside, here are five great things that might surprise you about the River Walk — and all the more reason to visit it while you’re in the Texas Hill Country!

You may think it’s consistently shallow, but the river depth varies from 2 to 24 feet!


During its annual cleaning, everything but the kitchen sink has been found, including silverware, furniture, and even diamond rings!


Speaking of diamond rings…the River Walk hosts an average of 225 wedding ceremonies annually!


If you’re a fan of the movie ‘Selena’ (filmed in 1997), you may have noted several scenes which were shot along the River Walk.


Each year, the River Walk’s amazing Christmas display features close to 2 million lights and is a beauty to behold!