Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso

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  • Coming from the Scottish Highlands I very much appreciated the Franklin Mountains which overlook El Paso. Need to explore the park during my next stay.  more »
  • If you need to drain your brain and re energize yourself get out and visit our beautiful and majestic Franklin Mountains. Our mountains offer from the most experienced to the novice a great day of hik...  more »
  • The mountain offers several trails for hiking, we recommend hiking or tennis shoes
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  • This hike was unlike any hike I have been on before. Definitely need a good set of hiking boots and lots of water. We took the Ron Coleman Trail and was pretty rugged. I enjoyed going up this trail and would love to do it again!
  • I always enjoy the tranquillity and the beauty of the mountains. There are multiple scenic rest areas and picnic tables that lead to a few trails. Just make sure you dress appropriately for wildlife, sun, and heat. While living in Chicago, I was surrounded by another form of mountains... skyscrapers. While their architecture may be breath taking, it still does not compare to the majestic beauty of these mountains. If you come through trans mountain from the Westside, you can see a wonderful formation in the shape of an elephant.
  • Great place to hike! I wish people wouldn't litter though. I picked up lots of empty bottles throughout my hike. Keep your city and parks beautiful people!!!
  • There are several trails here. The nature trails are for beginners. The Aztec trail is moderate but does have some steep climbing just before the caves. The views are gorgeous. The caves stay cool but there is no shade outside of the caves. It's $5.00 per person if you don't have an annual pass. Well worth the price. You can see for miles. Make sure you bring plenty of Water and a snack. There is no water available. We did a family hiking event with TKFit on the Aztec Trail. There were several children and even a few babies. Great time was had by all.
  • Beautiful park, but it's $5 per person which can get pricey. I'm not sure how much the annual membership is, but when the weather is nice there is lots to do so it's worth the price. The nature trail is awesome!
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