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Very ROCKY trail

I run here most weekends when I am in town. The trail is VERY rocky. Running or hiking is best - mountain biking is treacherous. I tried and won't be back. There are no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
Hsphoser36
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El Paso, Texas, USA
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Philadelphia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
47 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Bottom Line up front: I like to hike and I didn't really enjoy this hike. The trail is poorly marked, and rough on the ankles. It did afford some nice views, but the 1000 steps trail is a 2 mile there and back, and once you finish that trail it links up with another loop trail, making the whole hike... More 

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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109 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I run here most weekends when I am in town. The trail is VERY rocky. Running or hiking is best - mountain biking is treacherous. I tried and won't be back. There are no services, no water, or anything if you get hurt to help you. Be prepared if you come here with water, a phone, and necessary gear.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Probably the most awesome view in a city that is filled with scenes of mountains, desert and the Rio Grande.

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El Paso, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I hike a 4.5 mile loop which includes this trail with my Lab several times a month. Being on mountains which cut through the city, access is incredible easy. It is steep in places with desert terrain. From the top of the mountain you can see 3 states and 2 nations which is unique. The name is very melodramatic but... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The sights were awesome alot of nature. Be careful with rattle snakes which are sure to take a bite outta you. Enjoy the dessert live love give. 3l paso resident.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This trail is so much fun and I went with ny field geology class. I did not know places like this exsisted. Please go in the fall and take water, sunblock and snacks. The nature is amazing

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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

El Paso exploration is what it is all about...........make a date with our mountains and surprise yourself!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

If you love El Paso, as I do, then you must find time to hike the 1,000 Steps Trail. There are a couple of websites with good directions to the trail head (I've posted them below). This is a tough but manageable hike. As with all hikes in El Paso be sure you carry plenty of WATER. I always carry... More 

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