San Angelo State Park - South Unit Trails Map
362 S. FM 2288
San Angelo, TX 76901
Water for Horses
Group Picnic Area
Longhorn Viewing Area
Bison Viewing Area
All trails hiking and biking unless otherwise indicated.
Contour intervals are 10 feet. Trail lengths are in miles. Elevation levels are in feet.
Map compiled by Texas State Parks staff.
POINTS OF INTEREST
(GPS coordinates shown in degrees, minutes, seconds)
31° 28' 5.98" N 100° 30' 12.12" W
The main trailhead in the South Entrance of the
park to access several trails.
31° 28' 50.87" N 100° 31' 28.15" W
Pass north through the masonry gate to access
the park's most popular trail area.
31° 29' 13.27" N 100° 32' 40.95" W
A view above Turkey Creek named in honor of Mr.
Bell, a friend of San Angelo State Park.
31° 29' 31.37" N 100° 32' 38.13" W
Choose your own trail adventure at this major
intersection where five trails merge.
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San Angelo State Park - South Unit
Choose your trail adventure
at San Angelo State Park.
POTT’S CREEK TRAIL 1.5 mi.
Pott’s Creek and West Pott’s Creek trails wind through
the creek bed and then pop up on top of Armadillo
Ridge for a nice view of the area.
Whether you’re a mountain biker, equestrian, hiker or trail runner, San Angelo
State Park has something for you. Our well-maintained trails offer scenic vistas
and the opportunity to glimpse a portion of the official Texas State Longhorn
Herd and American bison by guided tour. You’ll discover restored grasslands,
interesting rock formations, hardwood river bottoms and amazing wildlife. So
hit the trail!
RED DAM LOOP
Hike in from the Chaparral Trailhead or start at the
Chaparral Group Shelter. This trail takes you up on top
of a red dirt hill.
This trail was named for all its twists, turns, ups and
downs. It’s a fun mountain bike trail for experienced
riders but also an adventurous hike.
This is a popular trail for beginning and intermediate
Not for the faint of heart, this twisting trail of ups and
downs is appropriately named. Enjoy on a mountain
bike or on foot.
KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Prepare for sun and heat. Wear sunscreen, insect repellent and appropriate clothing/
The Turkey Creek Trails are split into equestrian and
mountain biking trails but hikers are welcome on
both. It’s a rocky route passing through the creek bed
ROADRUNNER TRAIL 3.0 mi.
This easy loop is near the campground and passes by
the birdwatching blind. Hiking only.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. Your body quickly loses fluids when you’re on the trail. Bring a quart of water
per hour of activity.
TELL OTHERS WHERE YOU’LL BE. If possible, avoid exploring
alone. Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to
Trash your trash. Keep the park natural. Pack out all of your trash and Leave No Trace.
WEAR A HELMET. When mountain biking, check with park HQ
to match the trail to your skill level. Wear a helmet to protect
yourself in case of a crash.
Leave feeding to nature. Feeding wild animals will make them sick and more likely to harm people.
POTENTIALLY HARMFUL PLANTS AND ANIMALS LIVE
HERE. You’ll see them more easily if you stay on the trails.
Watch for grazing longhorns. Give them plenty of space and do not approach these animals.
HUNTERS MAY BE ACTIVE DURING HUNTING SEASON.
Check with HQ for more information.
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Take only memories and pictures. Please don’t disturb or remove any of the park’s plants, animals or artifacts.
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