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El Chaparral Fertile Valley is a conveniently located neighborhood in northeastern San Antonio, Texas, just over 25 minutes from the downtown area. This community is bounded by Stahl Road on the north, FM 2252/Nacogdoches Road on the south, Higgins Road on the west, and O’Connor Road on the east. It belongs within Bexar County in the 78217 zip code.
Most of El Chaparral Fertile Valley is devoted to single-family homes. The southern and central portions of the community are densely populated with several hundred residences, but much of the north side is undeveloped; the homes that can be found on the north side are much more spaced apart. Three churches and a grocery store are also situated within the neighborhood. Several more commercial offerings are accessible just outside of this community, including a fitness center, pharmacy, and several eateries.
Children living in El Chaparral Fertile Valley may attend Northern Hills Elementary School or Brighton School, both within walking distance to the west. Stahl Elementary School and Madison High are two other options close to home, situated to the northeast.
For outdoor recreation and family fun, there are at least three parks within walking distance or a leisurely bike ride of this community. Friesenhahn Park is located immediately to the north, and McClain Park and Comanche Lookout Park are also nearby. These parks are mostly undeveloped, offering opportunities for hiking, biking, picnicking, and nature viewing. For more facilities like playgrounds and athletic fields, residents may travel a few miles west to McAllister Park, one of the most popular parks in the city.
El Chaparral Fertile Valley is also just a short drive from the San Antonio International Airport, an obvious perk for frequent travelers. The Randolph Air Force Base and Fort Sam Houston are situated nearby as well.