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Best trails in El Paso

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Looking for a great trail near El Paso, Texas? AllTrails has 65 great hiking trails, trail 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 Franklin Mountains State Park or Hueco Tanks State Historical Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Galatzan Park or Arroyo Park. 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
Top trails (65)
#1 - El Paso Tin Mines Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#2 - Aztec Cave Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 46 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#3 - South Franklin Mountain via Ron Coleman Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#4 - North Mount Franklin Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#5 - Mundys Gap Overlook
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#6 - Thousand Steps Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#7 - Lost Dog Trail Loop
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#8 - B-36 Crash Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#9 - McKelligon Canyon Road
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
#10 - Schaeffer Shuffle Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain sShow more
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