in El Paso, TX
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251 E Redd Rd
El Paso, TX 79932 Directions
Adventure Zone features 36 holes of mini golf, El Paso's biggest go kart track, bumper boats a video arcade and a restaurant. The restaurant features the locally famous McCrory Tacos. These tacos have been voted Top 5 Best Tacos in the El Paso Times readers poll and have been served in El Paso since 1952. Located at I-10 at Redd Road exit and open everyday. Call us for more information.
Don Haskins Center
121 Glory Rd
El Paso, TX 79902 Directions
Be there when it all goes down at the Don Haskins Center, a 19,000-seat venue at the University of Texas El Paso. Catch a UT basketball game, or the likes of Blue Man Group or Shakira.
The Don Haskins Center is a powerhouse facility at the University of Texas El Paso, hosting the extremely successful men's and women's basketball teams in addition to world-famous performers.
The center was named after legendary El Paso coach Don Haskins and features 12,000 permanent seats. With additional seating on the floor for stage acts, the center can hold a capacity crowd of about 19,000.
Well-known acts that have played at the center include Santana, Ozzy Osbourne, Aerosmith, George Lopez, Shakira, The Cheetah Girls, Elton John, and Blue Man Group.
Besides hosting UT El Paso basketball games, the center is also used for college and area high school graduations
Franklin Mountains State Park
1331 McKelligon Canyon Rd
El Paso, TX 79930 Directions
The Franklin Mountains State Park is an urban oasis and a favorite attraction for hikers and rock climbers. You'll also find real Native American pictographs on the boulders and in rock shelters.
Conservationists have worked steadily and successfully to designate the Franklin Mountains State Park as an ecologically important piece of natural history, designating the area as a state park in 1979.
Since then, urban development has halted and the mountains form a striking backdrop to the city of El Paso.
The park opened to the public in 1987 and is the largest urban park in the nation at more than 24,000 acres.
The area is a popular attraction for hikers and rock climbers. Two hiking trails are accessible off Loop 375, and the Parks Department has designated climbing areas in McKeligon Canyon.
Primitive camping and a handful of RV sites are available for overnight stays.
Native Americans created pictographs on many of the boulders and in rock shelters.
1500 Hawkins Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 Directions
Splash into fun at Hawkins Pool, where the great indoors never looked so good. The city-run aquatic recreation center includes thrilling slides and basketball courts to round out the fun. The pool is just one of the 14 aquatic centers offering a variety of swimming programs and activities for people of all ages.
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
6900 Hueco Tanks Rd
El Paso, TX 79938 Directions
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is filled with interesting history of the land, including the otherworldly natural rock basins where rainwater collects in stunning pools. Rock paintings, a historic ranch house and the ruins of a stagecoach station are a few attractions within the park that are all part of the region's history.
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is a world-renown park named for its natural rock basins or "huecos" that have gathered rainwater for the early inhabitants of the region.
The historic, 900-acre site opened to the public in 1970. Here, visitors can view breathtaking rock paintings that depict everyday and stories passed down by the Archaic hunters and Native Americans that have inhabited the area. Paintings include more than 200 designs or masks left by the prehistoric Jornada Mogollon culture.
The visitor's center is located in a historic ranch house. Nearby are the ruins of a stagecoach station.
Popular activities here include rock climbing, bouldering, birding, camping and hiking.
Keystone Heritage Park
4220 Doniphan Dr
El Paso, TX 79922 Directions
Keystone Heritage Park is an archeological site, an archaic wetlands and a botanical garden making it the perfect spot for birdwatchers. It is home to many species of birds and is a stop on a migratory route with over 193 species of birds have been spotted here, including 22 species considered rare by the Audubon Society.
1660 N Zaragoza Rd
El Paso, TX 79936 Directions
Experience extreme fun at Oasis Lanes, where there's always a party on the lanes, whether you're 5 or 105. During certain bowling sessions, the lights go down and the music gets turned up for Xtreme Bowling. There's also an outdoor patio and plenty to drink and eat while you bowl a perfect game at this recreation facility.
2701 Sun Bowl Dr
El Paso, TX 79902 Directions
Enjoy one of the nation's oldest post-season college football games, the Sun Bowl. Watch future NFL stars play in front of a sold-out crowd of 50,000 sports fans.
The Sun Bowl in El Paso is one of the nation's oldest post-season college football games.
The game is typically played at the end of December and is the second longest running game behind the Rose Bowl. The game averages about 50,000 in attendance.
Notable players who have graced the field for the Sun Bowl include Tony Dorsett, Barry Sanders and Carson Palmer.
The Sun Bowl brings about $15 million in revenue to the city of El Paso, proving a significant economic impact for the region.