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Events

August 2022

Aug 13
7:30a
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Cardiac and Maze hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a Park Ranger on a guided hike through the foothills of the North East.
Aug 20
7:00a
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Peak Challenge Hike - North Franklin

Franklin Mountains State Park
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park.
Aug 27
8:00a
End Date

Women's Hike - Aztec Caves

Franklin Mountains State Park
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.
Aug 28
7:00a
End Date

Old Tin Mine Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
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.
Aug 28
7:30a
End Date

Last Sunday Hike - West Cottonwood Springs

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a park ranger on a guided hike through the Western foothills of the Franklin Mountains.

September 2022

Sep 4
7:30a
End Date

Peak Challenge - Thousand Steps

Franklin Mountains State Park
Challenge yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains.
Sep 11
8:30a
End Date

Women's Hike - Schaeffer Shuffle

Franklin Mountains State Park
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.
Sep 17
8:30a
End Date

Lantern-lit Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Step back in time and explore the copper prospecting mine by lantern light.
Sep 17
10:00a
End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Sep 17
1:00p
End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Sep 18
1:00p
End Date

Native Bread Basket

Franklin Mountains State Park
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.