Park Mid-Section Burkett Park to Cougar Overlook Loop

River? Where Do You See A
The big rock is normally underwater but, as can be seen, the water just isn't there.
User: MikeHikes - 8/21/2020

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 9.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours, 45 minutes

Comments:

Out   -  Burkett Park > WS to LL Connector > Roller Coaster > West Potts Creek > Potts Creek > Turkey Creek > 5 Points Junction > River Bend (N) > service road (NE) > Cougar Overlook      5.8 miles

Return - Cougar Overlook > Flintstone > Trailhead to Trailhead (S) > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park     3.3 miles

Temp started at 68, ended at 89.  Sunny with high, thin, overcast clouds.  Light SE breeze.

All trails were dry and easy to traverse. Animals spotted were deer, longhorns and one monstrously large Jack Rabbit (no photo).  There were a few birds out this morning - Mockingbirds, Doves and various sparrows as well as a lone Scissortail Flycatcher.  The North Concho River has all but disappeared - there are patches of water but not much is visible (photo attached) - RAIN IS NEEDED !!!!! 

NOTES

Water, shade, info kiosk and dry toilets available at Burkett Park.

Water, shade and info kiosk available at 5 Points Junction.

Shade, info kiosk and a bicycle repair station available at Cougar Overlook. 



Log Photos
River? Where Do You See A "River" ?!?
Area around San Angelo State Park
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