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Great way to see the mountains

I took the trailhead where Stanton Dr dead ends right in the city. I have to admit that I didn't... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
SWAccountant
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Fort Worth, Texas
Great Exercise !!

We did this trail in a Saturday morning. It is a very nice uphill trail. Some are moderate climbs... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
alfonsop92
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El Paso, Texas
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“snakes” (2 reviews)
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

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

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

Thank alfonsop92
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

Thank Pancho P
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.

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.

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

2  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

Thank Juanito_Hayburg
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I hiked to the top of this trail the way it's marked and through a different harder but faster way. The latter has a lot of climbing up tall and rugged rocks. I'm not going to lie, I had to sit and rest once almost...More

2  Thank siracides3321
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

I'm a local. This trial is probably the best centrally located trial. It gives you a wonderful view of our maintains and the whole region. Great way to spend 3 hrs, but be mindful of our desert climate and make sure you bring enough water...More

2  Thank Erasto C
Reviewed January 8, 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...More

2  Thank wgkealey
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