Mule Ears Spring Trail, Big Bend National Park

3.7
#10 of 16 in Trails in Big Bend National Park
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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3.6
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  • The Mule Ears are a set of twin volcanic dikes that were left as pointed projections into the sky. They can be seen from most any location in the eastern half of the park and are a good spatial...  more »
  • Pretty drive through here and this particular site makes a great picture. Lots of colorful cactus and we saw lots of bird species and even bluebonnets.  more »
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  • Visited in February 2018 as a family with a 12yo. The trailhead is just off Maxwell Scenic Drive in Big Bend National Park. he views are beautiful from here. The terrain is relatively plain and easy to hike. I would have given the trail 5 stars, if it were better marked as it's not clear how far you need to hike and where the trail ends.
  • I did not end up going all the way to the end of the trail so my opinion is a little skewed but I was not impressed by this trail. The views were decent but nothing compelling.

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