Peak Challenge - Thousand Steps Trail to B36 Overlook

September 4, 2022
7:30 AM
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.

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