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

Flower Bottle
Warm, morning sunlight caused the dew to glisten on the flowers .... and the empty beer bottle. This is why I pick up trash as I hike the trails.
User: MikeHikes - 3/22/2024

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: halfstar  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 10.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours, 30 minutes


Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Horny Toad > park service road (W) > Tasajilla Flats (N) > Nature Trail > Lanky Lackey > WS to LL Connector > Burkett Park    4.0 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playghround parking area     3.4 miles

Leg 3 -  Playground parking area > Roadrunner Loop > Playground parking area    3.1 miles

Temp started at 44, ended at 75.  Intermittant NE breeze at 0-5mph.  Sunny.

Easy hike along trails that were dry,e asy to see and traverse.  More birds are out singing for mates, blue and purple flowers are making an appearance and I saw a few white flowers on the bee bush.  I saw a Jack Rabbit and a few deer were spotted in the distance.  It was a quiet and peaceful hike.  Nothing unusual to report or caution about. 


Water, shade , info kiosk, toilets and a bicycle repair station are availale at Playground parking area.

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

Water and shade available at campsites along the Roadrunner Loop. Three toilets with water and info kiosk are located along the trail as well.

Log Photos
Flower Bottle
Area around San Angelo State Park
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