Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert

El Paso

Outdoor Activities at Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert

There is a lot to do here in Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert. We've got mountain biking and hiking here. We've also got canoeing in the Pecos River.

What is there to see at Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert

There is many things that you can see here such as mountains, desert valleys, sand hills, rough plateaus, and desert brush land. You can also see the variety of birds that we have here.

National Parks at Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert

The closest National Parks we have here is the Big Bend National Park and the Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

Historical Places at Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert

The historical places that we have here is Fort Davis and the Trans-Pecos Trail.

Texas State Parks

We have many state parks here in Texas. In El Paso the state parks that we have is the Franklin Mountains State Park, Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park, and the Hueco Tanks State Park.

Lakes and Bodies of Water near Trans Pecos & Chihuahuan Desert

There is the Pecos River, Lake Fort Bliss, and the Rio Grande River.

Background Information

The Trans Pecos was defined in 1887 by Robert T. Hill. It is located on the west side of the Pecos River.

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