Park Mid-section - Burkett Park to 5 Points Junction - Figure 8

Not Much Going On
The medical helicopter flying overhead was the only thing of interest I saw while hiking today.
User: MikeHikes - 10/12/2023

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.30 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Leg 1 -  Burkett park > WS to LL Connector > Rollercoaster > West Potts Creek > Potts Creek (E) > Playground Trail > Bell's Point > Playground Trail (N) > Flintstone > 5 Points Junction     4.6 miles

Leg 2 -  5 Points Junction > Turkey Creek > Potts Creek (E) > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park    3.7 miles

Temp started at 68, ended at 78.  Sunny with 15-20mph SSW wind with stronger gusts.

Easy hike along dry, easy to traverse trails.  Very little animal activity and virtually no bird activity either.  The Monarch butterflies are migrating and the strong winds kept them in place as I only saw a few fluttering close to the ground.  Nonetheless, it was pleasant to hike, feel the sun and wind on my skin and hear the strong winds blow.


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

Water, shade and info kiosk at Bell's Point.

Water, shade and info kiosk at 5 Points Junction.

Log Photos
Not Much Going On
Area around San Angelo State Park
Recommended Item
Recommended Item Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites: New Edition
Laurence Parent
List Price: $27.95 Your price: $29.95 Buy Now
Since it was first published in 1996, Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites has become Texans’ one-stop source for information on great places to camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock climbing, view scenic landscapes, tour historical sites, and enjoy almost any other outdoor recreation.