Park Mid-section Burkett park to 5 Points Junction

HOT at the Park !
This Lark Sparrow was very hot and trying to cool off. He allowed me to get close for a photo.
User: MikeHikes - 7/24/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 5stars
Miles Hiked: 6.10 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


Out       Burkett park > Burkett > service road (NE) > firebreak road (W) > 5 Points Junction       2.5 miles

Return   5 Points Junction > Flintstone (S) > Playground > Bell's Point > Playground > Armadillo > East Potts Creek > Burkett > Burkett park   3.6 miles

Temps at and above 100, sunny, humid and a steady breeze from the South.

Easy hike for the first part of the hike along roads although the fireroad had been mowed awhile back, some of the cut weeds were sharp!

Return route was along trails, some overgrown in parts but passable.  Saw an owl but couldn't get a photo.  Not much going on due to the time of day and the heat - most of the birds were staying still and there were a few lizards out - that's all.


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

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

Water and shade available at Bell's Point.

CAUTION - All shaded areas have wasp nests.  The covered area at Bell's Point has wasp nest in each corner!  Be aware where you sit.

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HOT at the Park !
Area around San Angelo State Park
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