Park Mid-Section Burkett Park to 5 Point Junction

First time I've seen one of these in the park. After getting some pics, he wandered away.
User: MikeHikes - 10/25/2015

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 4.40 Miles  Elapsed Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Route    Burkett park > Burkett trail > service road (ENE) > service road (W) . Flintstone Trail (NE) > 5 Points Junction > service road (dirt, East) > service road (asphalt WSW), Burkett Trail, Burkett Park      4.4 milrd

Temps in the 60's, windy and clear. 

Today was a fitness hike, we travelled most of the route on service roads.  Saw a red eyed box turtle for the first time (photo attached).  Not much else, just a pleasant hike with friends.


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

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


Log Photos
Red Eyed Turtle
Area around San Angelo State Park
Recommended Item
Recommended Item Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites: New Edition
Laurence Parent
List Price: $27.95 Our price: $18.81 Buy Now
Since it was first published in 1996, Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites has become Texans’ one-stop source for information on great places to camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock climbing, view scenic landscapes, tour historical sites, and enjoy almost any other outdoor recreation.