South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett park and return

A small group of Cedar Waxwings.
Saw two large flocks (20 - 30 birds per flock) of Cedar Waxwings today - the first of the year!
User: MikeHikes - 4/18/2018

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4point5stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Out     Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Nature Loop > Lanky Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett park       4.3 miles

Return Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area           3.7 miles

Temp started at 65, ended at 75.  Sunny with strong, steady winds.

Leisurely hike on the major South Shore trails.  Bird activity pretty high - saw this year's first Cedar Waxwings at two different locations, lots of birds singing for mates and a few of the Lace Cactus have blooms while others do not.

Trails are dry, visible and easy to traverse; some trash was found but not much.  Overall, this was an easy hike on a beautiful Spring day.


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 group of Cedar Waxwings.
Area around San Angelo State Park
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