South Shore - Playground parking area to Armadillo Ridge Figure 8 Loop

Another West Texas Sunrise
The beginning of another day in San Angelo!
User: MikeHikes - 7/18/2023

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 10.60 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours, 15 minutes


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

Leg 2 - Burkett park > WS to LL Connector > Rollercoaster > West Potts Creek > Potts Creek > Burkett Trail > Burkett park   3.9 miles

Leg 3 - Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking area   2.9 miles

Temp started at 80, ended at 99.  Sunny and hot with a steady 10mph SW breeze.

All trails were dry, easy to see and relatively easy to traverse.  Some had been recently groomed and others have not.  The heat seemed to have kept most wildlife still because I only saw a couple of deer and a few birds.  Insects were out as were a few lizards but otherwise, not much was moving in the heat.  Bee bush is almost ready for another round sof vanilla scented flowers and there are still some patches of wildflowers the bees and other bugs visit.  Not much else went on.


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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Another West Texas Sunrise
Area around San Angelo State Park
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