2018 Franklin Mountain State Park Events

 

For more information, RSVP to 915-566-6441 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Entry fee is $5. You can also purchase a Texas State Park Pass at 1331 McKelligon Canyon Road (Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM) or at Tom Mays on Saturday or Sunday. The fee is $70.00 for the one-holder pass or $95.00 for the two-holder pass. If you have any questions or need additional information please contact 915-566-6441. 

 

April

Saturday the 21st Women Only Hike to Lower Sunset (shortcut).

Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.

We will meet at the end loop at 8:30 am. Moderately difficult hike. 

May

Saturday the 5th 6:30 am Peak Fitness Hike to Ron Coleman Strenuous Trail

Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park. Reservations required; for additional information and to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.

Sunday the 6th 8:00 am Upper Sunset Hike

Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a relatively easy 2.6-mile hike and is excellent for families, beginner hikers, or geology and wildlife enthusiasts. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.

Saturday the 19th 8:00 am Women-Only Hike to Aztec Caves

Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.

Sunday the 20th 8:00 am and 10:00 am Prospect Mine Tours

Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.

 

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