Park Mid-Section Burkett to Cougar Overlook via Roads and Trails

Saw this on the old service road to Cougar Overlook - I wish they would move it to one of the main entrances. Nice use of re-bar!
User: MikeHikes - 1/14/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating:
Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 9.40 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours

Comments:

Out      Burkett park > Burkett > service roads E then NE > Cougar Overlook        3.8 miles

Return  Cougar Overlook > Flintstone > 5 Points Junction > Tirkey Creek > Armadillo (W) > West Potts Creek > Roller Coaster > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett park    5.6 miles

Temps in the mid 50's to start and mid-60's at end, sunny and steady constant winds.

Just meandered down the old service roads to Cougar Overlook and returned on the western trails.  Lots of longhorns out with their calves.  I saw quite a few Black Throated Sparrows throughout the hike as well as Mourning Doves and a few other types. 

I saw a couple of mountain bikers racing down the trails but otherwise the trails were mine!

NOTES

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

Shade and info kiosk at Cougar Overlook.

Water, shade and info kiosk available at 5 Points Junction.



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