Park Mid-Section Burkett Park to 5 Points Junction Loop + Roadrunner Loop

Not Many birds but a few White Crowned Sparrows
Most of the birds were out of sight but this one posed briefly before flying away to join his compadres.
User: MikeHikes - 12/19/2021

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.90 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours

Comments:

Leg 1 -  Burkett Trail > Potts Creek Trail > Armadillo Ridge (W) > Turkey Creek (N) > 5 Points Junction  3.7 miles

Leg 2 -  5 Points Junction > Flintstone Trail (S) > service road (NE) > Trailhead to Trailhead (S) > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park   2.0 miles

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

Temps started at 38 and ended at 44.  Overcast, very slight, inconsistent NW breeze.

Easy hike along easy to see and traverse trails.  More burned areas along Roadrunner Loop (Leg 3) than on the other two legs.  Once again, not much animal activity - spotted three deer on the way in and one deer on the trail.  A Loggerhead Shrike and a small flock of White Crowned Sparrows (photo attached) were also seen while on the hike.  Otherwise, it was just a cold, dry day for hiking.

NOTES

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

Water, shade, info kiosk, toilets and a bicycle repair station available at Playground parking area.

Water and shade available at numerous campsites along the Roadrunner Loop as well as three toilets at different spots.



Log Photos
Not Many birds but a few White Crowned Sparrows
Area around San Angelo State Park
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