Park Mid-section - Burkett Park to 5 Point Junction Figure 8 Loop

Sunrise at Burkett Park
No good photos of today's hike except right at the beginning when the Sun rose.
User: MikeHikes - 8/24/2023

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.30 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes


Leg 1 -  Burkett Park > WS to LL Connector > Rollercoaster > West Potts Creek > Potts Creek > Playground Trail > Bells Point > Playground Trail (N) > Flintstone > 5 Points Junction     4.5 miles

Leg 2 -  5 Points Junction > Turkey Creek > Potts Creek (E) > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park     3.8 miles

Temp started at 73, ended at 92.  Sunny with 0-5mph SW intermittent breeze.  Slightly humid.

All trails were damp to dry, easy to see and traverse.  Animals spotted were a pair of Jack Rabbits, a lone javelina, and a few deer.  Reptiles were a ring-collared snake and a 3-4 foot long coachwhip.  Not many birds were seen although I did see a hawk flying around looking for a meal.  Nothing unusual or exciting, just a nice hike along very familiar trails.


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

Water, shade and an info kiosk available at Bell's Point. IMPORTANT - the water is available now, a few weeks ago, it wasn't.

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

Log Photos
Sunrise at Burkett Park
Area around San Angelo State Park
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