San Angelo State Park

San Angelo State Park


Location:Adjacent to the city of San Angelo, on the shore of the OC Fisher Reservoir, in the central portion of the state.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electricity hookups, primitive campsites, horsemen's camp, group camps, cabins, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, multi-use trails, boat ramps, docks, fishing piers, park store.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, birding, hunting (with restrictions), guided hikes (by request).
Special Features:Park is located on the shores of O.C. Fisher Reservoir, which was constructed in 1952 for flood control on the North Concho River. The name "Concho" (meaning "shell" in Spanish) comes from the freshwater mussels that inhabit the area's rivers and streams and produce iridescent gems.
Address:3900 - 2 Mercedes
San Angelo, TX 76901

Phone:325-949-4757
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/san_angelo
Size: 7,677 acres.

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The reservoir where Perry made his remarks is completely dry, according to San Angelo State Park Superintendent Kurt Kemp.
"Not much you can do when it doesn't rain," said Kurt Kemp, the superintendent for San Angelo State Park, whose O.C.
2,000 ha of the Angelo state University Management, Instruction, and Research Center and the surrounding San Angelo State Park. Dominant vegetation is a mix of honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) and prickly pear cactus (Opuntia).
Observations were made of interactions between a single adult Red-headed Woodpecker and Golden-fronted Woodpeckers from 8 January - 25 February 1995 along the North Concho River at San Angelo State Park, Tom Green County, Texas.
He singled out the official state herd at the Fort Griffin State Historic Site and San Angelo State Park, home to a herd of about 100.
Observations were made in San Angelo State Park, Tom Green County, Texas.

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