South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett Park

A View of a Burned Area
Still smell the smoke from the burn! LOTS of brush burned as well as mesquite trees and prickly pear. I recognize the necessity of the burn but it is depressing to walk through the areas burned.
User: MikeHikes - 1/31/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 6.30 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


Out      Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Talley Valley > Horny Toad > Nature Loop > Lanky Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett park    3.2 miles

Return  Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area     3.1 miles

Temps in the upper 70's, sunny and slight wind.

Good day for a hike as evidenced by the LARGE number of people on the trails!  LOTS of cars in the parking areas as well.  Trails very nice and the smoky smell of the prescribed burns still lingers in the air.  Not many birds around although we saw a couple of white tail deer on the return leg.  All in all, a good hike.


Water, shade, info kiosk and toilets available at Playground parking area.

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

Log Photos
A View of a Burned Area
Area around San Angelo State Park
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