South Shore Playground parking lot to Armadillo Ridge

Fourth time this year the Bee Brush has produced flowers and the intoxicating vanilla scent.
User: MikeHikes - 11/28/2016

Location: San Angelo State Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 9.90 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours


Out     Playground parking lot > Tasajilla Flats > Nature Loop > Lanky Lackey > Roller Coaster > West Potts Creek > Armadillo >East Potts Creek      5.9 miles

Return East Potts Creek > Burkett Trail > Burkett park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Playground parking lot     4.0 miles

Temps in the 60's, sunny and consistent, STRONG westerly wind.

The wind was so strong, few birds were out.  I was surprised seeing a few buterflies and dragonflies out.  What was really surprising was seeing Bee Brush beginning to bloom again!  This is the fourth time this year the plant has produced flowers and the vanilla scent (photo attached).

Three mountain bikers shared the trails with me, otherwise it was very peaceful listening to the wind go through the trees and brush.  One of the better hikes I had lately!!


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

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

Log Photos
Blooming Once Again!
Area around San Angelo State Park
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