South Shore - Playground parking area to Burkett Park Loop

Busy Bee
This bee really enjoyed being inside the flower as evidenced by the pollen clinging to his body.
User: MikeHikes - 5/15/2022

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.40 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours


Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Horny Toad Trailhead > Horny Toad > Nature Trail > Lanky Lackey > WS to LL Connector > Burkett Park      3.5 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking area    2.9 miles

Temp started at 70, ended at 80.  Sunny with a light SW breeze.

A short hike along very familiar trails.  All trails are dry and easy to traverse but the vegetation is growing.  No wildlife, except for a lone Cottontail Rabbit was seen.  In addition, not many birds were out either. A few more cactus are showing flowers and the insects are finding them (photo attached).  Some lizards were seen on the Winding Snake and Chaparral trails but they scampered off as soon as I spotted them. 


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.

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Area around San Angelo State Park
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