Park Mid-Section Burkett Park to Multi Trail Junction

Found on East Potts Creek Trail. I saw him from about three feet away, I backed up and had tossed a few sticks to get him to move off the edge of the trail. He went into the brush and rattled his warning as I gave him a wide berth.
User: MikeHikes - 8/28/2014

Location: San Angelo State Park

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Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 7.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes

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Out       Burkett Park > Burkett Trail > East Potts Creek > Armadillo Ridge Trail > Playground Trail > Flintstone > Multi Trail Junction     3.3 miles

Return   Turkey Creek > Armadillo Trail (West) > West Potts Creek > Roller Coaster Trail > park road > Burkett Park     3.8 miles

Today was a great day to hike!  The bee brush is still in full bloom and scented the air, I saw lots of birds I normally don't see such as three roadrunners, black throated sparrows, orchard orioles, hummingbirds as well as the "usual suspects" plus I saw my first rattler for this year (photo attached) as well as a tree lizard.

The trails are still somewhat "rough" from the drenching rains we received in late May but they are passable, you just have to be cautious when going uphill and especially downhill.

Encountered one mountain biker at Bell's Point (marked on the park maps near the northern end of the Playground Trail) otherwise, the trails were mine.

NOTES

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

Water and shade available at Bell's Point (about 2 miles from Burkett Park).

Water, shade, info kiosk available at the Multi Trail Junction - where Flintstone, Turkey Creek and River Bend trails converge.



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