Franklin Mountains State Park

Events

October 2014

October 26 End Date
Guided Intermediate Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
October 31 End Date
Halloween Mine Tours (limited to 15 people per tour)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Trick or Treat for facts and sweets ~ Dress up as the scariest goblins and fairest princesses then join us for a Halloween tour through the mines, pick up some tasty treats and learn some interesting history about the mines.

November 2014

November 8 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
November 9 End Date
Yoga On The Rocks - "Give Thanks to Nature"
Franklin Mountains State Park
In celebration of the upcoming Thanksgiving holidays, we'd like to invite you out to "Give Thanks to Nature" through one of our unique Yoga on the Rocks programs. Class size limit to 50 people, so make your reservations soon.
November 15 End Date
Peak Fitness Challenge Hike - North Franklin Peak
Franklin Mountains State Park
Your hard work pays off with an incredible climb up to the highest peak in the park and a spectacular 360 view of the city! Dress in layers and bring a flashlight - This early morning hike will start out cool, but you'll warm up quickly.
November 15 End Date
Nature Photography 101 Workshop
Franklin Mountains State Park
Franklin Mountains State Park welcomes back Professor Wayne Pope to lead a Nature Photography 101 Workshop!
November 16 End Date
Nature Walk Trail Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!
November 16 End Date
Guided Intermediate Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
November 22 End Date
Women's Beginner's Hike - Lower Sunset Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a great opportunity for females of all ages who may feel some apprehension or fear about starting this new activity of hiking. Join in on the fellowship and camaraderie of an all female group, learning the basics about safety and hiking in the desert.
November 27 End Date
Turkey Trail Trilogy Hikes
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us on a series of back to back hikes on Thanksgiving Day, a perfect way to erase any guilt from that extra slice of pumpkin pie.

December 2014

December 6 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
December 13 End Date
T’was the Hike Before Christmas
Franklin Mountains State Park
Take a break from the holiday rush and experience the beauty of the Franklin Mountains.
December 14 End Date
Guided Intermediate Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!Must have reservation to participate.
December 20 End Date
T’was the Hike Before Christmas
Franklin Mountains State Park
Take a break from the holiday rush and experience the beauty of the Franklin Mountains.
December 21 End Date
Jingle Dogs Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Celebrate the holidays with your pooch and take a dog-friendly hike along the Lower Sunset Trail.
December 25 End Date
Christmas Mine Tour
Franklin Mountains State Park
Looking for something new this Christmas? You’ll have quite the story to tell, after going on this guided hike.

January 2015

January 1 End Date
First Day Hike - The Maze Trails
Franklin Mountains State Park
C’mon over, work up a sweat and burn some calories, take in the splendors of the Franklin Mountains State Park, and start your New Year’s Resolutions off on the right hiking foot! If you have a dog and a leash, bring your pooch, too.

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