South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett park and Roadrunner Loop

Near the Southern end of Winding Snake
Looking West from the trail head of Winding Snake at the Isabel Harte Day Use Area.
User: MikeHikes - 3/25/2018

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 2point5stars
Miles Hiked: 10.20 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


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) > Suzanne's Trail > Lanky Lackey > Nature Loop > Tasajilla Flats > Playground parking area   3.7 miles

Leg 3 - Playground parking area > Roadrunner Loop > Playground parking area   3.2 miles

Temps start at 65, end at 85. Partly cloudy with light wind.

Nice hike although more people than usual.  The trails were dry and easy to see.  Birds were signing but not really visible and when they were, they stayed in the brush more than in the trees.  There were more bushes, cacti and flowers in bloom and that meant a lot of bees were buzzing around. For some reason, the bees really enjoyed the blooms on the center stalk of the yucca plants.


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 campsites around the Roadrunner Loop.  Toilet facilities are available at the mid-point.


Log Photos
Near the Southern end of Winding Snake
Area around San Angelo State Park
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