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Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

9:00a to 4:00p
Sat, September 28, 2019
(915) 566-6441

Join us at this free event to discover the wonders of our desert. Enjoy educational exhibits, guided hikes, demonstrations, and other fun outdoor activities.

The 15th annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Franklin Mountains State Park's conception. Come join us in remembering the last 40 years of conservation!


  • From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards the mountains for 3.8 miles. Park entrance will be on the left.
  • From Eastside on Hwy 54, take exit 29 towards Transmountain Rd, travel west 7-7.5 miles over/through the mountains. Park entrance will be on the right.
  • If using a GPS be sure to search for "Tom Mays Access Road," not "Franklin Mountains State Park."