South Shore - Playground parking area to Burkett Park + Roadrunner Loop & More

Ready For Action!
This hawk appears to be ready for action - whether hunting for prey or fighting to defend his turf.
User: MikeHikes - 6/23/2023

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 10.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours


Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Hory Toad > Nature Trail > Lanky Lackey > WS to LL Connector > Burkett Park      3.3 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area      3.3 miles

Leg 3 - Playground parking area > Roadrunner Loop > Playground parking area    3.5 miles

Tem stared at 76, ended at 96.  Sunny with steady 5-10mph ESE breeze.

All trails were dry, easy to see and traverse although there were a few areas with high vegetation.  Not many animals or birds were out in the heat but there were a few such as Scissortails and a lone hawk spotted.  Not as many wildflowers were visible as in the past few weeks but more sunflowers were seen along areas that had water.  When I was on Roadrunner Loop, I added a little distance by hiking along a small parallel trail named Strawberry Trail which was nothing special to be honest.  Nonetheless, I enjoyed the solitude and quiet!


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.

Water and shade are available at campsites along Roadrunner Loop and there are three toilet and info kiosks alongside the trail at various points.

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Ready For Action!
Area around San Angelo State Park
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