South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett Park

A Few Dark Clouds
About half way through my hike, the clouds gathered and darkened; only a few rain drops fell though. Taken at the junction of Winding Snake and Chaparral Trails as I look Northwest.
User: MikeHikes - 4/13/2015

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4point5stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes


Out      Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Horny Toad > Nature Loop > Lanky Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett Park       3.2 miles

Return  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking area          2.9 miles

Temps in the low 70's, overcast and very light wind.

Had a little rain last night but the trails were only slightly muddy.  Vegetation was wet though so after a short time on the trails, my feet were soaked.  We saw one small snake on Horny Toad - it was thin and had a greenish coloring; I saw the lower half on the trail and when I raised my camera to get a picture, the snake slithered off into the bushes.  No rattles, no worries!

Flowers continue to bloom and the birds are singing for mates.  Quail spotted again and again so there should be quite a few young ones in the near future.


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

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

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A Few Dark Clouds
Area around San Angelo State Park
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