Franklin Mountains State Park

Events

February 2015

Feb 7 End Date
West Cottonwood Springs Mine - Sweetheart Tour
Franklin Mountains State Park
If you're looking to start a new Valentine's tradition with your sweetheart, look no further than the Franklin Mountains State Park. Join us the week before the big day of love on this fun, sweet tour through the mines!
Feb 8 End Date
Nature Walk Trail Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!
Feb 14 End Date
Birding 101 – A Special Valentine’s Program for Bird Lovers and Love Birds
Franklin Mountains State Park
Do you find it difficult differentiating a crow from a raven, or a bluebird from a blue jay? Well, this is the program for you!
Feb 21 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels! Must have reservation to participate.
Feb 22 End Date
Women's Hike - Schaeffer Shuffle Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a great opportunity for females of all ages who may feel some apprehension or fear about the activity of hiking. Join in on the fellowship and camaraderie of an all female group, learning the basics about safety and hiking in the desert. Join us for a guided hike along a scenic trail through canyons and an old ranching site - Moderate/Difficult hike.

March 2015

Mar 13 End Date
Nature Walk Trail Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!
Mar 14 End Date
Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Mar 20 End Date
“Bark in the Park”, dog-friendly hike (5.5 mi)
Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a fun, dog-friendly hike on the Lower Sunset and Loop 2 Trails sure to be a tail-waggin' good time!
Mar 28 End Date
15th Annual Jackrabbit Classic & Javier Arana Jr. Memorial
Franklin Mountains State Park
Sponsored by: Up and Running El Paso, join us for a foot race out in the mountain foothills of Far West Texas!

April 2015

Apr 4 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Apr 5 End Date
Peak Fitness Challenge Hike - Ron Coleman Trail (CARPOOLING NECESSARY)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike on one of the toughest trails in the Franklin Mountains! Your hard work pays off with spectacular views, “fun” challenges climbing 4 sections of chains and over steep 10 -15 ft rock walls, and of course the right to say you conquered the Ron Coleman Trail.
Apr 11 End Date
Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso Area | (Open)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

October 2015

Oct 3 End Date
Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso Area | (Open)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

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