Peak Challenge: Thousand Steps Trail

Peak Challenge: Thousand Steps Trail

February 3, 2024
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thousand Steps Trailhead at 4999 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902

$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.

The Franklin Mountains is a rugged playground for those looking to challenge themselves. This month we will be taking this challenge in the southern section of the park at the Thousand Steps trail.

Length: 3.5 miles

Trail Difficulty: Strenuous. This is a steep and rugged hike up to the B-36 crash site overlook and back.

What to Bring: plenty of water, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable and weather appropriate clothes.

Optional: map, hiking/walking sticks, binoculars, camera.

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

Reservation required by calling the park at 915 444 9121

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