Northeast, El Paso
Northeast El Paso is located north of Central El Paso and East of the Franklin Mountains. The Franklin Mountains don’t just have a beautiful view but also offer a wide range of activities for an outdoors enthusiast. With almost 27,000 acres on over 100 miles of trail the park offers great hiking trails, biking, rock climbing, bird watching, and overnight camping. The Franklin Mountains is also home to a stunning view of beautiful California poppies and neighboring mountains.
The Northeast has seen an increase in development due to the high concentration of enlisted military families with Fort Bliss being located in the area. Fort Bliss is the largest installation in the Unites States Army Forces Command and the second largest in the Army over all. Although Fort Bliss is a military base it does offer amenities for non-military as well at Freedom Crossing. Freedom Crossing offers an open-air retail area with entertainment and restaurants as well as free concerts, outdoor events, and lot of family fun activities with easy access to enter.
For more outdoor family fun the Northeast is home to the splash park Sue Yong Park. The first of its kind Sue Young park includes interactive zones for people of all ages, users are continuously showered with water. To add to the beauty that the Northeast has to offer passing through the Franklin Mountain State Park is the Transmountain Road. Perfectly situated for glorious shows at day’s break and end, watching the El Paso sunset from the Transmountain Road defines a true El Paso experience.