South Shore Playground parking area to Armadillo Ridge Figure 8

Some Nice Scenery!
A view from the Red Dam Loop looking SW. Not much green showing here but there still is some in the park.
User: MikeHikes - 12/10/2017

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 2stars
Miles Hiked: 10.80 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes



Leg 1 -  Playground parking area > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Winding Snake > Burkett Park      3.2 miles

Leg 2 -  Burkett Park > Suzanne's Trail > Roller Coaster > West Potts Creek > Armadillo > East Potts Creek > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park    3.7 miles

Leg 3 -  Burkett Park > Suzanne's Trail > Lanky Lackey > Nature Loop > Tasajilla Flats > Playground parking area    3.9 miles

Temp start at 40, end at 73.  Sunny with wispy upper level clouds, light wind.

A crowded day at the park!  The warm weather brought out a lot of people today - mountain bikers, hikers and a few trail joggers.  The trails are in good condition, dry and easy to traverse.  Park personnel have groomed a few portions of the trails as well.

Usual birds were out - Mockingbirds, White Crowned Sparrows, Black Throated Sparrows, Pyrrhuloxia, and a few raptors.  No animals except for part of the official Texas Longhorn herd which were in the hiking area near Armadillo Ridge.  Not much to report other than it was a pleasant hike!


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

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

Log Photos
Some Nice Scenery!
Area around San Angelo State Park
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