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Franklin Mountains State Park
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Franklin Mountains State Park

#1 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in El Paso

Franklin Mountains State Park located 15 minutes from El Paso is part of the Chihuahuan Desert. The 27,000 acres park offers over 100 miles of hiking trail. Franklin Mountains are 23 miles long and stretch from El Paso into New Mexico. Highest peak is North Franklin Mountain at 7,192 feet. Rock Climbing is permitted at the designated area in McKelligon Canyon. The state park offers many recreation activities including hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, camping, and picnicking.

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El Paso Museum of Art
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El Paso Museum of Art

#2 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in El Paso

Located in downtown, El Paso Museum of Art includes collection of over 7000 works. The museum exhibit permanent collection of American, European, and Mexican art.


Zoo

El Paso Zoo

#3 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in El Paso

35 acres El Paso Zoo is the perfect place for kids and family. The Zoo is home to exotic animals exhibit from around the world. El Paso Zoo features African Star Train, the Hunt Family Splash Pad, Foster Tree House Playground, and the Hunt Endangered Species Carousel.


Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site
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Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

#4 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in El Paso

Address: 6900 Hueco Tanks Road No. 1, El Paso, TX 79938

Phone: (915) 857-1135

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Scenic Drive - Overlook

#5 in Best Top 10 Places to Visit in El Paso

Scenic Drive is around 2 miles road popular for scenic views of the El Paso city and franklin mountains.


El Paso Museums

  1. El Paso Museum of Art