Peak Challenge: Thousand Steps Trail

May 7, 2023
8:00 AM
4999 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902

Thousand Steps Trailhead
$5.00 per adult 13 years of age and older, $0.00 for Texas State Park Pass holders and children between the ages of 5 and 12. Please bring a check or exact change, as the Ranger or volunteers guiding the hike will be unable to make change. Or purchase your entrance ahead of time at
Contact Name:
Diana Moy
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number:
(915) 444-9121

Challenge yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains.

This month we will be taking this challenge in the southern section of the park at the Thousand Steps trail.

Length: 4 miles

Trail Difficulty: Strenuous. This is a steep and rugged hike up to the B-36 crash site overlook and back. Don’t forget to bring plenty of water for this one!

Bring: water, water, water, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable clothes.

Optional: binoculars, hiking stick, camera, and a map.

Meeting location: The Thousand Steps trailhead. Park in the gravel parking area at the end of North Stanton Street (4999 N Stanton).

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