Women Hike - West Cottonwood Springs

November 20, 2021
8:30 AM
Tom Mays Park Access Rd, El Paso, TX 79930

Franklin Mountains State Park - Tom Mays Unit
Fee: $5 for adults 13 years old and up; Free for Texas State Park Pass holders and children 12 years old or younger.
Contact Name:
Lydia Pagel
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number:
915 444 9100

Join a female ranger for a guided hike on this moderately difficult 3 mile hike and is excellent for hikers of all experience levels, and geology and wildlife enthusiasts.

Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 444 9100 or sign up at the park’s visitor center.

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

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

Meeting Location: West Cottonwood Springs trailhead in the Tom Mays unit. When you enter Tom Mays, stop by the Visitor Center and let the Ranger on duty know you are part of the hike. This is where you will purchase the entrance permit. Continue down the road and take the first right. The parking lot is at the end of the road.

Directions: From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards the mountains for 3.8 miles. Park entrance will be on the left. From Eastside on Hwy 54, take exit 29 towards Transmountain Rd, travel west 7-7.5 miles over/through the mountains. Park entrance will be on the right. If using a GPS be sure to search for “Tom Mays Access Road,” not “Franklin Mountains State Park.”

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