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San Antonio, Texas: Tom Slick's Nessie

Tom Slick was the rich son of a Texas oil baron. He traveled the world looking for aliens and monsters. The park named for him features a Nessie monster statue in its quarry pond that comes and goes as the water level rises and falls.

Tom Slick Community Park

Address:
7400 Texas 151 Access Rd, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
Tom Slick Community Park. West side of the city. From TX-151/Raymond Stotzer Fwy exit onto TX-16. Drive to the south side access road, then follow it east a half-mile. You'll see the Park entrance on the right. Park in the lot, then follow the paved path back to the flooded quarry and Nessie.
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Tom Slick's Nessie

Easy walk on paved path. Very neat park, with dog park.

[Mike Stevens, 04/08/2023]
Tom Slick's Nessie

Sadly, the quarry pond has been hit with the western drought, and the pond is now mostly rocky shores. But the good news is that Nessie can be seen fully in all its glory.

[Luv2RV, 10/07/2022]

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