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Trans-Mountain Highway: El Paso and Franklin Mountains

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Trans-Mountain Highway: El Paso and Franklin Mountains is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near El Paso, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for birding, road biking, and scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 10.6 miles Elevation Gain: 1,715 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

kid friendly

road biking

scenic driving

bird watching

paved

views

wild flowers

no shade

scenic driving
Fri Dec 22 2017

Never really walk along the highway always drove. There are some great views along the way.

Fri Feb 17 2017

If you're looking to run a trail with dirt and rocks, skip this one. It's paved asphalt along the road.

scenic driving
Thu Nov 26 2015

just did the drive enroute from Texas to Phoenix, AZ. beautiful views.

scenic driving
Mon Jun 30 2014

Nice little 11 mile drive up through Trans Mountain Highway. There's a good place to stop and do some scenic viewing at the peak. Also a State Park on the side to stop and do trails.

scenic driving
Mon Jun 30 2014

A nice 11 mile drive up through Trans Mountain Highway. There's a spot at the top to stop a have a great view. Along with a State Park on the side to go do some camping, picnicking and do some trails.

scenic driving
Wed May 08 2013

This drive is Loop 375 over the Franklin Mountains, connecting Interstate 10 and US 54. A nice state park is up in the mountains. Nice drive.

hiking
10 months ago

Sat Jan 06 2018

scenic driving
Sun Jun 11 2017