• October 23, 2021

Tags : Franklin Mountains State Park

17th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta set for El Paso Zoo,

Every year the Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta celebrates the natural wonders of the mountainous desert in our big backyard while encouraging people to explore and discover parks and other protected areas. The seventeenth annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta is coming up and for the first time will be held as a two-day event. Day one of the […]Read More

Franklin Mountains State Park opens for day use starting Friday,

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, in close coordination with state and local officials, will be reopening portions of Franklin Mountains State Park for limited day use starting May 22. Visitors must purchase day passes in advance before visiting the park. No walk-in reservations or overnight camping will be available at this time. “In correlation […]Read More

Residents invited to trek into the next decade on a

El Pasoans and all Texans are invited to start the next decade of adventures ‘on the right foot’ at a Texas State Park by participating in a First Day Hike. This New Year’s Day, Texas State Parks will host a variety of programs for the whole family to enjoy.  First Day Hikes at Texas’ state parks […]Read More

Wyler Aerial Tramway public input survey ends October 21

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is conducting a feasibility study to determine the future of the Wyler Aerial Tramway. El Paso residents have until 11:59 p.m. Monday, October 21 to provide input on the project. “It’s a piece of El Paso’s identity, and a big part of our history. It was a very popular destination […]Read More

Graffiti clean-up on Ron Coleman Trail at Franklin Mountains State

The rocky, rugged, sun-bathed and wind-battered “Ron Coleman Trail” has fallen victim to taggers and now a coalition of groups looks to clean up the man-made mess. The Frontera Land Alliance, the Franklin Mountains Wilderness Coalition, the employees of the Franklin Mountains State Park (FMSP), the City of El Paso’s Graffiti Removal Department and several local conservation […]Read More

Franklin Mountains State Park Breaks Ground on New Visitor’s Center

Friday morning, officials with Franklin Mountains State Park broke ground on the new park visitor’s center, kicking off the start of construction for the first facility to be built inside the state park since its establishment in 1979. Franklin Mountains State Park is perfectly positioned to provide citizens to one of America’s great cities with extraordinary access […]Read More

Wyler Aerial Tramway Celebrates 16 Year Anniversary of Reopening

Wyler Aerial Tramway at Franklin Mountains State Park is celebrating its 16 year anniversary since its reopening and the public is invited to join the festivities Saturday, March 18, noon to 4 p.m. Park visitors will be able to partake in interpretive tours, win door prizes, visit several educational exhibits and local food vendors, and […]Read More

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