• April 12, 2021

Tags : scenic drive

Scenic Sundays set to celebrate ‘100 Years of Scenic Drive’

Residents are invited to Scenic Drive this Sunday, October 4 with a special Scenic Sunday to celebrate the iconic road’s centennial. Scenic Sundays, which takes place every Sunday, closes Scenic Drive to vehicular traffic to allow runners, joggers, walkers, and cyclists an opportunity to really take in the panoramic view of the city alongside the Franklin […]Read More

Story in Pics: ‘Navidad de La Fe Luminarias’ Light Up

For the 27th year, during Christmas season, more than 100 Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc. (La Fe) staff members and volunteers work together to stage this beloved holiday tradition. La Fe CEO Salvador Balcorta said, “This is our organization’s gift to El Paso. Luminarias are traditional, shining beacons of hope for peace and social […]Read More

EP Water Set to Close Portions of Scenic Drive for

Starting Monday, August 14, El Paso Water will close Scenic Drive from Wheeling Avenue to Alabama, to all traffic for several weeks to complete the next phase of the Kentucky Dam stormwater improvement project. The $3.9 million project will help reduce flooding in Central El Paso. The project will increase the capacity of nearby ponds […]Read More

Photos+Story: Group Unveils Redesign, Upgrades for Murchison Park

The Friends of Murchison Park, the El Paso Community Foundation and Surroundings Studio unveiled plans for an inspiring new vision of El Paso’s popular Murchison Park on historic Scenic Drive. “It is an iconic view, but it’s not user-friendly. It needs to be cleaned up and more accessible. It is our jewel,” said Isha Rogers, […]Read More

Scenic Sundays Schedule to Change for Spring, Summer

Starting this Sunday, April 2, the City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will change the hours for Scenic Sundays from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the spring and summer. The popular roadway that cuts along the southern slope of the Franklin Mountains is closed to vehicles on Sunday mornings between Wheeling and […]Read More

El Paso Water Crews to Close Portion of Scenic Drive;

Starting Monday, February 6, El Paso Water is closing Scenic Drive from Louisville Avenue to Kentucky Street for several months for the Kentucky Dam Improvements project. Drivers will still be able to enter and exit Scenic Drive by detouring around the closure on Louisville Avenue. The $3.9 million project will reduce flooding in Central El […]Read More