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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!

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

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

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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.

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

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