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South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett + Roadrunner Loop

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White crowned Sparrow was preening for me so I took this photo.
User: MikeHikes - 1/30/2017

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 9.90 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Leg 1 -   Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Nature Trail > Lanky Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett park       3.8 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking area       3.0 miles

Leg 3 -  Playground parking area > Roadrunner Loop > Playground parking area     3.1 miles

Temps in the low to mid 70's, sunny and a steady breeze.

Nice hike today along dry trails.  Walked the entire Tasajilla Flats trail and in the first and fourth sections, it had been burned.  A lot of the dead brush is gone and the trail is very visible. 

All of the trails are visible and easy to hike. Not many birds out today but I did see a few.  I was warned by a guy driving his pick-up to be on the look out for snakes.  I asked if he saw any and he said no, but this is West Texas so they'll be out.  Didn't understand the logic but I did appreciate the sincere concern.  Stay safe!


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

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

Water and shade available at many points along Roadrunner Loop and there is a toilet in the camping areas adjacent to the trail near the mid-point.


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Area around San Angelo State Park

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