Franklin Mountains State Park

Tom Mays Trail Hike
Join a Ranger on a short, easy nature hike in the Tom Mays Unit of Franklin Mountains State Park.
Peak Challenge - Thousand Steps
Challenge yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains.
Women's Hike
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors.
Old Tin Mine Hike
Join a Park Ranger or volunteer guides for a hike out to the El Paso Tin Mines, the remains of a mining operation from the early 1900s.
Gather with us around the campfire as people have gathered for thousands of years to share food, fun, and family time.
Turkey Trot
Recipe for Thanksgiving left-overs: slice up turkey and dinner rolls, insert turkey into the dinner rolls, top with cranberry relish, hike up to Aztec Caves in the Franklin Mountains, and enjoy with friends, family and other enthusiastic hikers.