South Shore - Playground parking area to Armadillo Ridge Figure 8

The Solitary Tree
Located on Tasajilla Flats, it just sits there and watches the days go by.
User: MikeHikes - 2/28/2022

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 10.60 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours


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

Leg 2 -  Burkett park > Burkett Trail > Potts Creek > West Potts Creek > Roller Coaster Trail > WS to LL Connector > Burkett Park         3.8 miles

Leg 3 -  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking area      3.0 miles

Temps started at 30 and ended at 68.  Sunny with a few clouds, light but steady SSW breeze at 5-10mph.

An easy, lazy hike along trails that are easy to see and traverse.  Not much animal activity as I only saw about 20 deer in various groups.  There were more small, low flying birds that would fly from one cliump of brush to another.  The recent freeze we had for a few nights in a row seems to have stunted the early blooms.  I was surprised to see a few butterflies but no other insects.  All in all, it was just a relaxing hike.


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
The Solitary Tree
Area around San Angelo State Park
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