South Shore - Playground parking area to Burkett Park Short Loop

A Meadowlark
Meadowlarks are Winter Visitors at the park and I like seeing the colorful birds.
User: MikeHikes - 10/26/2022

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours, 45 minutes


Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Horny Toad Trailhead > Horny Toad > Nature Trail > Lanky Lackey > WS to LL Connector > Burkett Park   3.8 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking area   2.7 miles

Temp started at 42, ended around 65.  Sunny and cold at first then warmed up.

A leisurely hike along dry and familiar trails.  Not much went on but I did see Meadowlarks (photo attached) and Scissortail Flycatchers which were nice.  Otherwise, the trails were dry, easy to see and traverse.  An uneventful but enjoyable hike.


Water, shade, info kiosk, toilets and a bicycle repair staiton available at Playground parking area.

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

Log Photos
A Meadowlark
Area around San Angelo State Park
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