Park Mid-Section Burkett park to Cougar Overlook

These yellow flowers are appearing in greater numbers at the park. Not many bees or bugs yet.
User: MikeHikes - 3/13/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 5.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


Out    Burkett park > Burkett Trail > service roads (ENE) > Cougar Overlook     3.0 miles

Return  Cougar Overlook > service roads (WSW) > cattle trails > Burkett park  2.7 miles

Temps in the mid-70's, sunny and windy.

Fitness hike with friends.  After a few days of welcome rains, decided to do a relatively simple hike on the service roads due to potentially wet and muddy trails.  Saw quite a few birds and the yellow flowers have started to appear (photo attached).

Saw the first horned toad of the year as well!


Water, shade, info kiosk and dry toilets available at Burkett Park. NO OTHER WATER IS AVAILABLE ON THIS ROUTE.

Info kiosk and shade available at Cougar Overlook.



Log Photos
Yellow Flowers have Appeared
Area around San Angelo State Park
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