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you got to be ready for a hike,it is pretty aggressive , leave early, take a snack and water. and... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Santa Teresa
Don't Count The Steps...

We hiked there with our dog at the end of the day just in time to see the sunset and other great... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

you got to be ready for a hike,it is pretty aggressive , leave early, take a snack and water. and rest when you can, nice hike though

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank paddies2013
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We hiked there with our dog at the end of the day just in time to see the sunset and other great views of El Paso. Well kept trails, the scenery changes quite often after every turn, you may need to bring a map if...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank peeriariel
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is a difficult trail, but completely worth it! This trail can lead you to the top or Ranger Peak, but can also lead you to the B-36D crash site, that surprisingly, very few people in El Paso know about. The trail does get a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank justrun14
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I took the trailhead where Stanton Dr dead ends right in the city. I have to admit that I didn't finish the trail. I hiked as far as I knew my fitness level could handle then turned back. Wonderful scenery and a great way to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank SWAccountant
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We did this trail in a Saturday morning. It is a very nice uphill trail. Some are moderate climbs and you might have to use both hands to grab onto the rocks. However is well worth it. You can hike down or take the tramway...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank alfonso p
Reviewed January 20, 2017

dirt on the mountain. i have lived here all of my iife and have never heard of it. must not be a big deal

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

This trail is not easy to locate. It is also a hard hike up the mountain side. The of the surroundings are superb.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank sabimax
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a challenging hike and requires sturdy shoes. Beware if snakes early in the morning. This connects up with other trails in the area for the adventurous.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank axisdeer
Reviewed September 13, 2016

This trail takes you up to where you can look down over a big section of El Paso. Even more interesting; it takes you to where you can view the site of a 1950s plane wreck and the homegrown memorial to the victims of that...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Tarla P
Reviewed July 16, 2016

A few years ago, my good friend CG-L from Switzerland and I spent one morning on an adventure: we motored & parked at the base of the Wyler Arial Tramway, already high up on the Eastside of the Franklin Mountains. Before going up in the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Juanito_Hayburg
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