San Angelo State Park
North Unit Trails Map
362 S. FM 2288
San Angelo, TX 76901
POINTS OF INTEREST
(GPS coordinates shown in degrees, minutes, seconds)
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.
31° 30' 19.59" N 100° 32' 13.95" W
Pause here for scenic views of the North Concho
31° 31' 51.39" N 100° 33' 37.55" W
Contemplate the distant past and immense
creatures that once roamed here at these
fossilized Permian Period tracks.
31° 31' 44.57" N 100° 32' 41.77" W
This trailhead in the North Unit of the park
provides access to many different trails.
RIVER BEND GATE
31° 30' 53.59" N 100° 33' 25.15" W
Get the gate combo from park staff to access the
River Bend Camping Area and trails to the north
Water for Horses
Group Picnic Area
Campsites with Water & Electricity
Permian Period Track Site
Longhorn Viewing Area
All trails are hiking and biking unless otherwise indicated.
Contour intervals are 10 feet. Trail lengths are in miles.
Elevation levels are in feet.
No claims are made to the accuracy of the data or its suitability to a particular use.
Map compiled by Texas State Parks staff.
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San Angelo State Park - North Unit
Choose your trail adventure!
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!
This user-friendly old road is an easy way to traverse
the park if you want to bypass the other trails.
Perfect on a hot day, this trail meanders through pecan
hardwood river bottoms.
This series of trails is split for equestrians and mountain
bikers, with hikers allowed on both. It leads you to the
fossilized creature tracks from the Permian Period,
made 90 million years before the dinosaurs. Good for
intermediate mountain bikers.
RIVER BEND TRAIL
Split for equestrians and mountain bikers, with hikers
allowed on both trails. Test your endurance on the
longest trail system in the park. It includes varied
This trail cruises along, stopping at both Five Points and
Cougar Lookout for some nice rest areas and views.
KNOW YOUR LIMITS. Prepare for sun and heat. Wear sunscreen, insect repellent and
appropriate clothing/hiking shoes.
NORTH SCENIC LOOP 0.4 mi.
Short and easy, this trail winds through shady trees and
approaches the river for a beautiful view.
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. Your body quickly loses fluids when you’re on the
trail. Bring a quart of water per hour of activity.
NORTH AND SOUTH
SLICK ROCK TRAILS
Hike or ride through some interesting rock formations
in an area that a park volunteer, John Talley, believes
looks like Moab, Utah. There’s a little bit of everything in
this wonderful state park!
TELL OTHERS WHERE YOU’LL BE. If possible, avoid exploring alone.
Tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return.
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.
Trash your trash. Keep the park natural. Pack out all of your trash and Leave No Trace.
POTENTIALLY HARMFUL PLANTS AND ANIMALS LIVE
HERE. You’ll see them more easily if you stay on trails.
HUNTERS MAY BE ACTIVE DURING HUNTING
SEASON. Check with HQ for more information.
Leave feeding to nature. Feeding wild animals will make them sick and more likely to harm people.
Take only memories and pictures. Please don’t disturb or remove any of the park’s plants, animals or artifacts.
Watch for grazing longhorns. Give them plenty of space and do not approach these animals.
FOR EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1.
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