Visitor's center to preview Franklin MountainsVisitor's center to preview Franklin Mountainshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=204302018-06-26T05:00:00Z2018-06-26T23:00:00Z

​​​​​Franklin Mountains in El Paso.EL PASO – Work began this month on the Franklin Mountains State Park visitor’s center.

The visitor’s center will include park information, offices for the park administration, retail space, a classroom building, and interpretive material on the park’s natural and cultural history.

The $6.5 million facility will be on the west side of the mountain in the Tom Mays Unit on Transmountain Rd. 

Currently, the park’s full-time staff of eight works out of a small building in McKelligon Canyon.

Franklin Mountains, the nation’s largest urban wilderness park, had nearly 61,000 visitors in 2017.
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