South Shore Playground parking area to Isabel Harte and back

Been awhile since I've seen Goldfinches. Today I saw three of them on dried thistle plants.
User: MikeHikes - 12/15/2017

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 4.40 Miles  Elapsed Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes


Route   Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Horny Toad > Nature Loop > park road (NE) to Isabel Harte > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area      4.4 miles

Temps in the mid 30's, sunny with high clouds, somewhat steady light Northerly wind.

Trails were dry and easy to traverse, the deer were out as were the birds.  I saw a large buck, then a smaller one and finally a very young buck with spikes.  Then near the end of the hike, I saw three Goldfinches - the first in a few years! 


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

Shade and dry toilets available at Isabel Harte Day Use Area.


Log Photos
One of three Goldfinches
Area around San Angelo State Park
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