Chain Trail in Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site near El Paso, Texas, is aptly named. As you ascend North Mountain, you hold on to a chain. It’s short and steep with a wow factor when you reach the top. I had spent a couple of hours on a Rock Art Tour with a … Continue reading
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Rock Art Tells Ancient Stories in Hueco Tanks near El Paso, Texas
Religious masks, geometric designs, animals, and people wearing intricate headdresses are painted are the rocks. You have to slide under rock overhangs, climb up to shelters and squeeze between boulders to see them. Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site is unique in how its rock paintings tell the stories of ancient people. The pictographs … Continue reading
Hiking McKittrick Canyon in Guadalupe Mountains National Park
McKittrick Canyon has been called “the most beautiful spot in Texas.” With good reason. It’s where Guadalupe Mountains National Park started. Hiking in the national park was one of the main reasons I made a trip to El Paso. I spent three days in El Paso exploring its missions, food, ancient pictographs in Hueco Tanks … Continue reading
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