Standard (tent/RV)
Group
RV Sites
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Franklin Mt. State Park - Tom Mays Unit
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State
Access
Drive In
Walk In
Features
ADA Accessible
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Reservable
Toilets
Trash Available
Location
Franklin Mt. State Park - Tom Mays Unit is located in Texas
Latitude
31.905 N
Longitude
-106.498 W
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4 Reviews of Franklin Mt. State Park - Tom Mays Unit
Beautiful Campground

Visited this park in both November & February multiple times. It’s a great place for primitive camping though official tent sites are available. No showers that I am aware of but vaulted toilets are located near tent pads. There are many trails to explore which extend all the way into New Mexico. However, at that point, you will be past park boundaries. One of my favorite areas in the Southwest.

nice for a short hike

just off trans mountain so can be pretty busy. be sure to bring cash to pay for your visit.. and bring lots of water! it’s hot in El Paso and easy to get dehydrated.

mammoth rock hike has great views of The Valley below.

also great to take photos at!

Good pit sto- LARGE park!

There is a lot of ground to cover at this park! Plenty of hiking with good elevation changes and it’s also very close to the Wyler Aerial Tramway (also from TPWD). It was miserable hot when we were here but it was a good trip nonetheless! If you don’t go by park headquarters there are iron rangers all over to pay your fees! There is only primitive, group and RV camping here so be aware of that!

First to Review
Awesome area

Lots of trails to go through. Pets are welcome