Located in San Antonio, Burning Tree is a residential community surrounded by parks and other quiet, residential areas. Close to US Route 281, Burning Hills is located in the northern part of San Antonio and a short drive from the airport.
Jones Maltsburger Road and Thousand Oaks Drive intersect to create the northeastern and southwestern boundaries of the area. McAllister Park wraps around the southern part of the area creating a lush, green southern boundary.
Houses in Burning Tree, located in the 78247 zip code, include modern, single-story architecture on grassy half-acre lots. Also in the area are several rental residences.
Restaurants and retail establishments can be found along the major roads that border Burning Tree. Notable restaurants include MoMak’s Backyard Malts-Burger, a local burger joint that specializes in family-friendly fare and even has a playground structure in the back so parents can enjoy a meal while the children get to play.
The major draw of Burning Tree is that it borders McAllister Park to the south. This park has athletic fields that accommodate soccer, baseball and softball in addition to pavilions that visitors can rent by the hour. McAllister Park has several long hike and bike trails that access nearby neighborhoods including Burning Tree, Ridgestone and Hunters Mill.
While there are several hike and bike trails in the nearby park, there are no designated bike lanes or share lanes in the neighboring residential areas. Despite this, cyclists can travel safely within the residential areas because they are not heavily trafficked. Pedestrians enjoy well-kept sidewalks and access to the Via Metropolitan Transit system.