Franklin Mountains State Park

El Paso’s Future Looks Golden with New Castner Range National Monument

April 7, 2023 | By James Hernández

Among the many things bringing El Pasoans together these days, nature is hardly one of them.

Where the People of El Paso Find Peace and Strength

August 9, 2019 | By Clayton Maxwell

From the Franklin Mountains to the Plaza Theatre, here are the places in El Paso where its residents seek peace and comfort.

Four New Trailheads Lead Hikers to El Paso’s Wild Outdoors

March 29, 2019 | By E. Dan Klepper

Four new urban trailheads opened this March in El Paso, providing stunning views and helpful amenities for hikers and mountain bikers trekking from the city’s streets into Franklin Mountains State Park, the largest urban park in the country.

Scale Five Peaks in One Week on This Epic West Texas Road Trip

November 1, 2018 | By Matt Joyce

A mile or two into my hike to the top of Mount Livermore in the Davis Mountains, I stepped to the side of the trail as two speedsters overtook me on the uphill slope. “I guess that’s where we’re headed,” I said, nodding to a rocky outcrop on the horizon far above. “Nope,” one of them responded. “Baldy Peak is beyond that—you can’t see it yet.”

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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