Out Playground parking area > Tasajillo Flats > Nature Loop > Lanky Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett park 3.4 miles
Return Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area 2.9 miles
Temps in the low 70's, sunny and a good breeze to keep the bugs away.
Nice hike at the park today. The yellow flowers are blooming and the butterflies are returning. I saw quite a bit of bird activity as the mating season begins. First hummingbird of the year was spotted!
I was so intent on looking for snakes that I didn't notice a large owl perched alongside the path not five feet in front of me until he leapt into the air and flew away. This caused numerous small birds to sound the alarm.
Another first for this year - saw a Texas spiny lizard (photo attached) sunning along the trail - he didn't mind having his picture taken and was in the same position as I left him.
Water, info kiosk, shade and toilets available at Playground parking area.
Water, info kiosk, shade and dry toilets available at Burkett Park.
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