Park Mid-Section Burkett Park to 5 Points Junction and Back

More Cactus In Bloom
One of the numerous cactus in bloom.
User: MikeHikes - 5/7/2018

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.60 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Out      Burkett park > Burkett Trail > East Potts Creek > Armadillo (NE) > Playground > Bell's Point > Playground > Flintstone > 5 Points Junction  3.9 miles

Return  5 Points Junction > Turkey Creek > Armadillo (W) > West Potts Creek > Roller  Coaster > Lanky Lackey (10 meters) > Suzanne's Trail (NE) > Burkett Park     4.7 miles

Temp at begining was 68, sunny and light wind.  Temp at end was 88, sunny and steady wind.

Leisurely hike in the park's mid-section.  A lot of the area was burned during the past Winter and up until a few short weeks ago, everything seemed black and barren with occasional spots of green.  After last week's rain, there is much more green in view as well as numerous cactus in bloom.  The trails are dry, easy to see and traverse.  No snakes spotted although there were a few lizards scampering about as well as quite a few birds singing for mates.

Not much else to say except any hike is a good hike.


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

Water and shade available at Bell's Point.

Water, shade and info kiosk available at 5 Points Junction.

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More Cactus In Bloom
Area around San Angelo State Park
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