First Day Hike - Peak Fitness Challenge

C’mon over, work up a sweat and burn some calories, take in the splendors of the Franklin Mountains State Park, and start your New Year’s Resolutions off on the right hiking foot! If you have a dog and a leash, bring your pooch, too.

When Jan 01, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 01:30 PM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Adrianna Weickhardt
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 566-6441

When:  Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Where:  Tom Mays Unit

•Trail:  Mundy’s Gap Trail

Length:  3.5 miles roundtrip/2.5 – 3.5 hours (depending on group pace)

Difficulty:  Moderate-difficult.  Begin with a gradual incline over scree, or rubble, proving to be challenging for some; the trail transitions to well maintained terrain with a continuous, yet gradual incline, to the top at Mundy’s Gap.  Elevation gain of 1,000 feet.

What to bring:  Day pack, water, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes/boots, hiking stick, camera, binoculars, a map and dogs are welcome on leashes!

Cost:  Just a $5.00 entrance fee (free for TSPP holders)

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