Park Mid-Section - Burkett Park to Cougar Overlook Loop

Another Horned Lizard
Last few hikes I've taken included a sighting of a Horned Lizard. Glad they are again making an appearance.
User: MikeHikes - 7/1/2022

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 4point5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.90 Miles  Elapsed Time: 5 hours


Leg 1 -  Burkett Park > WS to LL Connector > Roller Coaster > West Potts Creek > Turkey Creek > 5 Points Junction > River Bend > service road (NW) > Cougar Overlook    5.8 miles

Leg 2 -  Cougar Overlook > serice road (SSW) > Trailhead to Trailhead (S) > Burkett Trail > Burkett Park   3.1 miles

Temp started at 75, ended at 95.  Sunny with light SW breeze.

Easy hike along groomed and easy to traverse trails.  Saw a large group of Turkey Vultures sitting in the trees, a few Mockingbirds and a few Ash Throated Flycatchers.  I saw Horned Lizards at two different locations which is very good!  On my last three or four hikes, I've spotted Horned Lizards which is definitely a good thing.  Not much else to report.


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

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

Shade, info kiosk and a bicycle repair station available at Cougar Overlook.

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Another Horned Lizard
Area around San Angelo State Park
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