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Reviewed October 27, 2017

This was not one of our favorite stops. The hike is through the desert and does offer some good views, but most are from a distance. I would not choose this one if time is limited. The spring is a disappointment.

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank ERL972
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

We did not do the trail- think it was 2-3 miles-- was extremely hot day we were there- great lookout point for vehicles to stop- read info-take pictures

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This was probably my least favorite hike of my trip. Honestly, we went on it mostly to help fill the day since we went to Santa Elena Canyon the same day.

It was neat seeing the desert since a lot of our hiking was in the mountains, but I could have gone without this Trail and been just as happy with the trip.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank codyh288
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

Drove around to view . Felt that some of the viewing spots should consider sun shelters . Just thinking sun smart here and the National Parks should look at this.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

It's a fine hike through the Chihuahuan Desert (no shade), but there are plenty of other hikes in Big Bend that do that and take you to a terrific destination, such as the Window or Lost Mine Trails. On Mule Ear (singular is correct) Spring Trail, my opinion is that the view actually worsens the further you hike... assuming you want to get a good view of Mule Ear Peaks. If that's the case, save your time (hike nearby Tuff Canyon instead) and energy, because the best view is right from the parking lot. As you approach them, the ears don't look anything like they do from a distance... as seen in the tripadvisor photo.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank SonoraDick
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