North Shore Bell's Trailhead to Dinosaur Loop

Prickly Pear Blooms
Look closely at the yellow bloom and find the ant!
User: MikeHikes - 5/15/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4point5stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 4.70 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours


Route   Bell's Trailhead > Shady Trail > service road (SW) > service road (W) > Dinosaur Trail > service road (N) > Bell's Trailhead

Temps in the low 70's, cloudy and steady breeze.

Very nice day to hike with friends.  Lots of cactus are blooming, other flowers are in bloom, lots of birds and a few lizards as well as a snake.  The trails are becoming overgrown with vegetation and there is some kind of taller grass that has arrowheads that stick to your clothes as you pass by.  Kept getting jabbed in my socks so was constantly stopping and pulling the thorny seeds out.


Water is available at Bell's Trailhead.  Look around for the fountain by the parking area.

Water , shade and info kiosk available at Dinosaur Tracks viewing area.  ONLY WATER AVAILABLE IN THE NORTH SHORE AREA.

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Prickly Pear Blooms
Area around San Angelo State Park
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