Drive Through Franklin Mountains State Park, Then Hike To McKelligon Canyon For A Real Texas Adventure

To find unspoiled nature in Texas, you usually have to go far outside the big cities. But right outside of El Paso, you can find yourself in the heart of the mountains. A scenic drive in Texas can make you feel a million miles away, and that’s the case when you drive through Franklin Mountains State Park. This scenic road is shared with pedestrians, so you’ll often see a jogger right alongside your car. The odds are, you’re both headed for the same unforgettable destination – McKelligon Canyon, one of South Texas’ best landmarks and home to a unique feature that sets it apart from your average canyon. So hop in the car, go for a drive, and discover what’s hiding just outside the bustling city.

Have you taken the Franklin Mountains State Park drive and explored McKelligon Canyon? Let us know about your trip in the comments section, and tell us your favorite scenic drive through Texas! If you’re looking for something to eat while you’re in town, check out this historic cafe.

Address: Franklin Mountains State Park, Tom Mays Park Access Rd, El Paso, TX 79930, USA
Address: McKelligon Canyon, El Paso, TX 79930, USA

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