Women’s Only Hike – Lower Sunset Trail

When Feb 22, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Adrianna Weickhardt
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 566-6441

Must have reservation to participate.  Please call:  (915) 566-6441

Saturday, February 22 -  ($8.00 – this is the entrance fee + activity fee)

Meet @ Tom Mays Unit - Site 39 Restrooms

•Start:  9:00 a.m.

•Length:  2.5 miles/1.5 to 2 hours

Trail Difficulty:  Steep decent at the beginning, becoming level for a good distance of about a mile down an old jeep road; then take the lower sunset trail to the left, with short steep ascents, and fabulous views along the edges of the arroyos and off to the west.  Finish with a short, steep climb back to Site 39. 

Bring: Water, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes/boots, flashlight/headlamp for darkness in the morning, hiking stick, camera, binoculars, a map and dogs are welcome on leashes!

At the Tom Mays Unit of the park - Directions: 

From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards Mountains for 3.8 miles, Park entrance will be on the left, but you’ll actually pass it, make a u-turn then enter on the right.  From Eastside on Hwy 54, exit Transmountain Rd, travel west 7 miles over/thru the mountains, Park entrance will be on the right.


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