South Shore - Playground parking area to Burkett Park Loop

Many parts of the trails were burned.
Major portions of the trails were burned during the prescribed burns two weeks ago. Hope the grasses grow back!
User: MikeHikes - 12/22/2021

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 7.20 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes

Comments:

Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Horny Toad > Tsajilla Flats > Nature Trail > Lanky Lackey > WS to LL Connector > Burkett Park     3.8 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area     3.4 miles

Temps started at 39 and ended at 68.  Sunny with a constant WNW 5-10mph breeze.

Easy hike along easy to see trails.  Major portions of this hike were through trails that had been part of the prescribed burn a few weeks ago.  Significant portions of Tasajilla Flats, Nature Trail Winding Snake and Red Dam Loop were blackened which revealed a couple of bags worth of old cans and bottles.  No animals spotted and only a few birds although I saw a Rofous Sided Towhee and a pair of Black Buzzards. 

Not much else to report.

NOTES

Water, shade, info kiosk, toilets and a bicycle repair station are available at Playground Parking Area.

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



Log Photos
Many parts of the trails were burned.
Area around San Angelo State Park
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