Peak Challenge - Thousand Steps Trail to B36 Overlook
September 4, 2022
4999 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX
- Thousand Steps Trail
- $8.00 per adult 13 years of age and older, $3.00 for Texas State Park Pass holders, and $1.00 for 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.
- Contact Name:
- Lydia Pagel
- Contact E-mail Address:
- Contact Phone Number:
- 915 444-9100
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. 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.