Family Canyon Campout

When Oct 18, 2013 04:00 PM to
Oct 19, 2013 11:00 AM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Carlos Rodriguez
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 544-0753

Friday, October 18 to Saturday, October 19  ($10.00 adults/$5.00 children 5yr-17yr)

Campout with Texas Parks and Wildlife and El Paso City Parks and Rec.

To make reservations for this event, call:  (915) 544-0753 or email:  Carlos Rodriguez (

Meet at McKelligon Canyon

Start:  Friday 4:00 p.m. to Saturday 11:00 a.m.

Description:  Join your park rangers from Franklin Mtns State Park and staff from El Paso City Parks and Recreation for a fun evening of activities and 101 workshops.  We’ll show you how to set up your tent and campsite properly, teach you outdoor cooking techniques/tips, and have a fun evening astronomy program, campfire story telling and marshmallow roasting.  The next morning we’ll break down camp, cook breakfast and time permitting we’ll wrap up with a hike and archery demonstration.

Directions to McKelligon Canyon:  From Hwy 54, take Fred Wilson Rd. West towards the mtns; make slight left to merge on to Alabama Rd.  Turn right at McKelligon Canyon Rd. (Across from William Beaumont Hospital).  Drive about 2 mi up canyon, past the amphitheater. HQ is on the right.

For all questions, reservations and list of items to bring, call:  (915) 544-0753 and/or email Carlos Rodriguez (

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