Burro Spring Trail

Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834

Distance1.2mi
Elevation Gain495ft
Trailhead Elevation3,199ft
Top3,319ft
Elevation Min/Max3118/3319ft
Elevation Start/End3199/3199ft

Burro Spring Trail

Burro Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Brewster County, Texas. It is within Big Bend National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 3,199 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 495 feet.

Burro Spring Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"If you want a short hike that gives the feeling of vast isolation written about in Edward Abbey books, this trail is for you. This is a good trail for seeing lizards and insects as well. It is a hot trail in summer; if you hike then, be sure to start early in the day and carry plenty of water."

Burro Spring Trail Reviews

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3/26/2011
A nice little trail, but the guide is misleading in an important way. While the hike is fairly easy, conditions change substantially at the descent to the spring. It is very steep with loose rock and is not switchbacked. Proper footgear anda walking stick are needed if you don't want to slide halfway down to the spring on your @$!*% - like I did! Also, the out and back is 2.43 miles as measured by my Garmin Colorado 400t.
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Nov 2018