travelgrove Travel Tips

Franklin Mountains State Park, El Paso, Texas

  • Outdoors Activities travel tip
  • City center
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.

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

Low prices.

Opening Hours:
8am to 5pm.

On the web:

Crave Kitchen and BarMayapan Market
Outdoors Activities

Recent travel tips for El Paso

  • El Paso Local Transportation
    Just as any other city, El Paso has every kind of operator with what you can move around in and out of the city. The El Paso Local Transportation is easy and efficient, especially if you're a visitor and in need of some help. Though [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Speaking Rock Casino
    Full of video games, restaurants/bars and other entertainment areas, the Speaking Rock Casino is a playing ground for adults who want to spend some money. :) There is also a Cultural Center where you can have a more relaxed and interactive [...]
    D: 7.3mi00
  • Magoffin Homestead
    Among all the historic hidden gems in El Paso, the Magoffin Homestead is maybe the most unique and beautiful. Everything has been left as it was the last time it had residents, so it still looks like people are living in it. The [...]
    D: 5.5mi00
  • Mayapan Market
    With a historical and cultural background the Mayapan Market is an indoor market with lots of handcrafts, dried goods and food stalls. There is also a small museum that focuses on the history of the Mexican people especially in the souther [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Caffe Fioretti
    This place is really charming and elegant in the same time. We had an enjoyable afternoon in the Caffe Fioretti and we would go back in a heartbeat. They feature Italian cuisine based dishes and maybe that is what makes it so great. Their [...]
    D: 3.8mi00

Things about El Paso you may be interested in



El Paso History

The civil war saw many of the citizens of El Paso eager to join the Confederate States of America, and after the conclusion of the war population started to grow. Life in El Paso started to look a lot like in the western movies, with the new railroad bringing all kinds of gamblers, gunfighters, prostitutes, thieves, priests and even Chinese railroad workers to the area. The city soon became known [...]

More travel tips you might be interested in

Manchester, United Kingdom
Never stops raining.
General: Weather

Thessaloniki, Greece
The Rotunda is also known by the name of Agios Giorgos. It was first a Roman mausoleum, then a Christian church and later a mosque, quite a history...
History & Culture: The Rotunda


Galway, Ireland
If you are at Galway, should should take a boat to the Aron Islands. There are 3 islands and at least the main islands offers you a great landscape...
Outdoors Activities: Aron Islands

Tiruchirappalli, India
There is a new hotel in Tiruchirappali called  " Grand Gardenia " Ph: 91 9585644000 email; I've had good...
General: New hotel in Tiruchirappalli


Casablanca, Morocco
This is the main sight to visit in Casablanca, it is the biggest mosque in Morocco and the 5th largest in the world. You can see the mosque from...
Sightseeing: Hassan II Mosque

Fes, Morocco
The infamous Tannery is the location where all leather is made in Morocco. There are Tanneries in many cities but the Fes Tannery is famous and you...
Sightseeing: Tannery


Balboa Island, California
Go down there to visit family and friends. if you don't have any, in the area, I would go for a walk to see the cute houses and drink some coffee....
Family & Fun: Visit family and friends

Ponce Inlet, Florida
Dining on deck with dolphins jumping up and down beside you is really a unique experience. We were so lucky to get a glimpse of them playing in the...
Food: Down The Hatch Restaurant


San Diego, California
Sea World is a must see when you are in San Diego. This is not like some of the amusement parks where you really won't be too happy as an adult....
History & Culture: Sea World

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Weather you are a history freak or you are interested in life saving, it doesn't matter, because the Old Coast Guard Station is for everyone....
History & Culture: Old Coast Guard Station

   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it