South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett Park

It's been about seven or eight years since I saw my last Blue Grosbeak at this park. I only saw this one for a few minutes before he flew off. Very colorful bird!
User: MikeHikes - 5/29/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 6.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours


Out     Playground parking area > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Winding Snake > Burkett Park       3.2 miles

Return Burkett park > Suzanne's Trail > Lanky Lackey > Nature Loop shortcut > Horny Toad > Tasajilla Flats > Playground parking area   2.8 miles

Temps in the mid 80's, partly cloudy and steady breeze.

Today, many birds were seen including a Blue Grosbeak (photo attached) as well as lots of lizards.  The vegetation is growing over many sections of the trails although there are a few areas that have been cut.  Caution is advised when on the trails because of snakes.  A new alert for bees has been posted as well.


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

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

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Area around San Angelo State Park
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