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Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, Texas

 
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Distance from city center: 7.4mi
Jackie's pictureby Jackie Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 29th of October, 2010
The largest state park in the US, Franklin Mountains State Park is accessible to the public from 8am to 5pm seven days a week.

You can take part on tours scheduled every day, though there is a 1O-person limit, so you should book in advance. You can also go rock-climbing or camping, but because there is no water or electricity you have to contact them before you decide to put up a tent anywhere.

It is an amazing sight, with the mountains in the background and it a great for pictures if not anything else.

Address:
1331 McKelligon Canyon Rd, El Paso, TX 79930, USA

Price:
Low prices.

Opening Hours:
8am to 5pm.

On the web:
http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/franklin/

 
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