South Shore Playground to Armadillo Ridge

Not a Meteor
Although it may look like a meteor, it wasn't. The upper atmosphere was still and I watched as a jet left a contrail from one edge of the horizon to the other.
User: MikeHikes - 11/19/2014

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 5stars
Difficulty: 1point5stars  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 10.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours, 30 minutes


Out     Playground parking area > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Winding Snake > Roller Coaster > West Potts Creek > Armadillo (East)       5.7 miles

Return  Armadillo > East Potts Creek > Burkett Trail > Lanky Lackey > Nature Loop > Tasajilla Flats > Playground parking area       4.8 miles

Nice day - temps cool but warmed up to 69, light cooling winds, sunny sky.  Been a week or more since I hiked last in the park and it was very enjoyable.  Basically, did a figure 8 with the crossing point at Burkett Park.  Saw a few butterflies, birds, white tail deer and bugs.  Unfortunately, I picked up enough trash along the trails to fill two plastic bags.   


Water, shade, info kiosk and toilets at Playground parking area.

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

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Not a Meteor
Area around San Angelo State Park
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