2nd Annual Happy Tails n' Happy Trails
2nd Annual Happy Tails n’ Happy Trails -- Fun for the whole family, 2-legged and 4-legged! You can adopt a dog and learn about the Animal Rescue League of El Paso, Participate in ranger led “Bark in the Park” hike, Pick up free treats and samples, Hear from our special Veterinarian guest speaker on the topic of "Hiking Safety w/ your Dogs", take in some live music, games and much more…
Nov 02, 2013
from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
|Where||Franklin Mountains State Park|
|Contact Name||Adrianna Weickhardt|
|Contact Phone||(915) 566-6441|
Saturday, November 2 - $5.00 entrance fee
2nd Annual Happy Tails n’ Happy Trails
Fun for the whole family, 2-legged and 4-legged!
- You can adopt a dog and learn about the Animal Rescue League of El Paso
- Participate in ranger led “Bark in the Park” hike
- Free treats and samples
- Special Veterinarian guest speaker – Hiking Safety w/ your Dogs
- Music, games and much more…
Start time: 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: Franklin Mountains State Park at the Tom Mays Unit – sites 1-5
Program Length: 3 hours
Trail: Lower Sunset trail aka Beginner’s MTB trail
Bring: Dogs, leashes, water and snacks for yourself and your pooch
Meet Smokey (pictured above), our featured pooch!
Smokey has the unfortunate distinction of being at Animal Rescue League the longest. It has been almost two years. He is a beautiful red heeler mix and likes other dogs. If ARL has a timid or scared dog, we put them in with Smokey. He is our ambassador. Smokey can be hesitant in meeting new people, but most of the time he warms up pretty fast with a treat, tummy rub or walk. Smokey would probably prefer a family without little children, but one that would take him on walks or runs. In the summer he loves playing in his pool. Smokey is about four years old.
Directions to Tom Mays Unit: From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards mountains for 3.8 miles, Park entrance will be on the left. From Eastside on Hwy 54, exit Transmountain Rd, travel west 7-7.5 miles over/thru the mountains, Park entrance will be on the right. Due to the construction along hwy 375, the park no longer has any sign for the park entrance. A good point of reference or marker to assist you is the truck runaway ramp on the right side of the hwy as you travel West; as soon as you notice the ramp, begin looking for the slow down lane to turn right. Please use extra caution as you will need to slow down quickly and the slowdown lane is short.