Franklin Mountains State Park

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Lantern-lit Mine Tour
Step back in time and explore the copper prospecting mine by lantern light.
Prospect Mine Tour
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Prospect Mine Tour
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Last Sunday Hike - Aztec Caves
Join a park ranger on a guided hike through the Western foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
S'mores Recipe Swap
Gather with us around the campfire as people have gathered for thousands of years to share food, fun, and family time.
Camping 101 Class
Ready to start camping this fall? Join this Ranger-lead class for tips, tricks, and skills to make your trip a success!
Cardiac and Maze hike
Join a Park Ranger on a guided hike through the foothills of the North East.
Peak Challenge Hike - North Franklin
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park.
Women's Hike - Aztec Caves
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.
Last Sunday Hike - West Cottonwood Springs
Join a park ranger on a guided hike through the Western foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
Peak Challenge - Thousand Steps
Challenge yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains.
Women's Hike - Schaeffer Shuffle
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.
Native Bread Basket
As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, take a step back in time and explore the different native plants that would have been used to make dietary staples before European wheat was introduced.