South Shore Playground parking area to Armadillo Ridge Figure 8

A view of the Winding Snake Trail looking West.
User: MikeHikes - 2/25/2018

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 10.90 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes


Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Winding Snake > Burkett park        3.4 miles

Leg 2 - Burkett park > Winding Snake (20 meters then West) > Suzanne's Trail > Roller Coaster > West Potts Creek > Armadillo > East Potts Creek > Burkett trail > Burkett park        3.7 miles

Leg 3 - Burkett park > Winding Snake (20 meters then West) > Suzanne's Trail > Lanky Lackey > Nature Loop > Tasajilla Flats > Playground parking area    3.8 miles

Temp started at 44, ended at 72.  Sunny with high clouds and light wind.

Slower paced hike today over trails that were dry or slightly damp (due to last week's rain) depending on where you were.  Quite a few birds were out - all the usual species as well as a Ruby Crowned Kinglet and an American Kestrel.  Also saw a small herd of white tail deer on my return leg.  What was somewhat unusual was the fairly large number of people out today - equestrians, mountain bikers, trail runners and hikers.  All interactions were civil and courteous so no problems there! 


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

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

Log Photos
A small portion of Winding Snake Trail
Area around San Angelo State Park
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