Best trails in El Paso

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Looking for a great trail near El Paso, Texas? AllTrails has 64 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Hueco Tanks State Historical Park or Franklin Mountains State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Arroyo Park or Anthony, NM. Ready for some activity? There are 29 moderate trails in El Paso ranging from 0.6 to 12.8 miles and from 3,959 to 5,958 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in El Paso
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#1 - Palisades Canyon Loop
Arroyo Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
This trail is part of a series of trails that head towards Bliss Army and up into Franklin Mountain Park offering you the ability to connect with other trails.Show more
#2 - Hueco Tanks Nature Trail
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 46 m
This short trail goes around the mountain starting from the visitor center.Show more
#3 - Chain Trail
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 53 m
Beautiful trail full of big rocks, nice plants and flowers. Show more
#4 - Palisades Canyon to Crazy Cat Loop
Arroyo Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Palisades Canyon to Crazy Cat Loop is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near El Paso, Texas that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more
#5 - Rio Grande Riverpark and Trail System
Valley Creek Park
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Length: 21 mi • Est. 8 h 29 m
Rio Grande Riverpark and Trail System is a 21 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near El Paso, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail ofShow more
#6 - Mount Franklin from McKelligon Canyon
McKelligon Canyon City Park Area
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
Mount Franklin from McKelligon Canyon is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near El Paso, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers aShow more
#7 - Rio Bosque Wetlands Park Trails
Rio Bosque Wetlands
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 17 m
Easy walk through wetlands that are all dried up.Show more
#8 - The Monk's Trail
Arroyo Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 49 m
The Monk's Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near El Paso, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#9 - Hueco Tanks Kiva Cave
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 19 m
Hueco Tanks Kiva Cave is a 0.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near El Paso, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#10 - Montoya Canal
El Paso, Texas
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Length: 12.5 mi • Est. 5 h 3 m
Hike along a tree-lined canal through the Upper Valley of El Paso, TX. The hike will take you through the beautiful Upper Valley in El Paso, Texas. You will pass farm fields, ranchland, and private hShow more
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