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The community of Highland Forest is located in southeast San Antonio, just inside the I-410 Loop and easily accessible to I-37. It is situated just a short fifteen minute drive from popular downtown San Antonio attractions such as the Alamo, the River Walk, and a multitude of shopping and dining options. Residents of Highland Forest enjoy the rural feel of the community while still being conveniently located to the big-city attractions.
Brooks Air Force Base, re-named in 2002 to Brooks City-Base, is situated directly west of Highland Forest, just across I-37. This former United States Air Force Base is one of the oldest facilities in the United States Air Force, established in 1917, and was an important base during World War I.
Another historically important landmark near Highland Forest are the Missions San Antonio, located within the San Antonio Missions National Park. The Missions are specifically located just west of Brooks City-Base, situated along the San Antonio River. The San Antonio Missions consist of Mission Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan, and Espada. Visitors who tour the Missions are amazed by the beautiful architecture and the ancient history and culture that can be found here. A theater, museum, and a book shop are located for visitors near Mission San Jose.
Golf enthusiasts greatly enjoy the Highland Forest community due to its proximity to two major San Antonio golf courses, Republic Golf Course and Pecan Valley Golf Course. Pecan Valley Golf Course has been featured in Golf Digest as one of the top 25 courses in the state.