South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett Park and Back

Shared the trail this morning with a tarantula. Don't see many at the park and the few I have seen were usually in a Roadrunner's beak.
User: MikeHikes - 6/17/2018

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


Out       Playground Parking Area > Tasajilla Flats > Horny Toad > Nature Loop > Lanky Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett park       3.5 miles

Return  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground Parking Area       3.0 miles

Temps started in low 80's and ended in low 90's.  Cloudy then sunny, light Southerly breeze.

Quiet day for a hike.  Park personnel have groomed all, or at least major portions, of the mentioned trails.  This caused increased ant activity as the leaf cutter/red ants were working overtime to removed the cut grasses off "their" trail.   Saw two fairly large white tail deer, a tarantula (first in quite awhile), no snakes and the usual birds.  When the wind died down, the gnat activity markedly increased - no fun!


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

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

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Area around San Angelo State Park
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