The Unique Hike In Texas That Leads You To Plane Wreckage From 1953

We have no shortage of amazing hikes here in Texas, but not many also serve as a history lesson. This amazing trail at Franklin Mountain State Park leads to the intact wreckage of a B-36 Bomber plane, and you can see the ruins firsthand.

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Franklin Mountains State Park is located at Tom Mays Park Access Rd, El Paso, TX 79930.

Have you ever taken this emotional yet historic hike? Are there any other trails in Texas that lead to ruins of some sort? Tell us if you know of any!