No Need To Trudge Your Way Up Texas’ Franklin Mountain – There’s A Scenic Overlook With Views That Are Just As Good
One of the best scenic overlooks in Texas showcases panoramic views that would otherwise take several hours (and lots of sweat and aching muscles) to enjoy. When you pull off at the Main Overlook Point in El Paso, it’s as if you’ve climbed the nearly 7,200-foot-tall Franklin Mountain…yet all you’ve done is press the accelerator in your car.
Have you gawked at the Franklin Mountains from this breathtaking scenic overlook? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for a great restaurant in El Paso to try while you’re in town.
Address: Main Overlook Point - Franklin Mountain, TX-375 Loop, El Paso, TX 79904, USA
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.