South Shore - Playground parking area to Burkett Park Big Loop

A Splash of Color
Some of the mesquite tree leaves are turning yellow but it was a surprise to see this tree and some other vegetation with yellow leaves.
User: MikeHikes - 11/10/2022

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 7.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Chaparral > Winding Snake > Burkett Park     3.4 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett park > WS to LL Connector > Lanky Lackey > Nature Trail > Tasajilla Flats > Playground parking area   4.1 miles

Temp started at 70, ended at 75.  Overcast then partly cloudy with a steady SSW breeze at 10mph.

An easy hike along dry easy to see and traverse trails. 

The Mid and Northern sections of the park were closed for hunting.  A few birds were spotted including a Loggerhead Shrike and a pair of adult turkeys near the end of the hike.  Two does were the only animals we saw.  All in all a quiet peaceful hike!


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

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

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A Splash of Color
Area around San Angelo State Park
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