Park Mid-Section - Burkett Park to Bell's Point Loop

Mist in the Valley
One of the trailheads for the Nature Trail. The mist was in the valleys and the lake. Looked nice but it quickly dissipated when the sun rose.
User: MikeHikes - 11/8/2021

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4point5stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes


Leg 1 -  Burkett Park > Burkett Trail > Potts Creek Trail > Playground Trail > Bell's Point

Leg 2 -  Bell's Point > Playground Trail (N) > park service road (NE) > Trailhead to Trailhead (S) > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park

Temp started at 49, ended at 70, Overcast then partly sunny, No wind then gradually a light SW breeze.

A very nice hike along mostly groomed, wet with morning dew, trails.  The cold air caused an unexpected fog/mist to cover portions of the lake as well as low lying areas of the park (Photo attached).

I saw white tail deer, a solitary hawk (unknown what kind), various birds including Meadowlarks and a lone javelina.  There was not much going on otherwise, it was just a peacful hike along easy to seeand traverse trails.


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

Water, shade and info kiosk available at Bell's Point.

Log Photos
Mist in the Valley
Area around San Angelo State Park
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