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Hueco Tanks State Historic Site

6900 Hueco Tanks Rd, El Paso, TX 79938-2022
+1 915-857-1135
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Great time

Traveling Thru hwy 62, saw and stop at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site, nature at its best, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jorge F
via mobile
Excellent, Amazing location to see Native American history!

We were absolutely loving this park. I had been wanting to go for a while and we were able to book... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WorldDuo
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Spanning more than 860 acres, this park is named for the large rock basins or "huecos" that have supplied water to this desert-like region for many centuries.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rock climbing” (34 reviews)
“guided tour” (35 reviews)
LOCATION
6900 Hueco Tanks Rd, El Paso, TX 79938-2022
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+1 915-857-1135
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"rock climbing"
in 34 reviews
"guided tour"
in 35 reviews
"make reservations"
in 11 reviews
"north mountain"
in 10 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 9 reviews
"pictographs and petroglyphs"
in 5 reviews
"native americans"
in 9 reviews
"limited number"
in 5 reviews
"mandatory video"
in 3 reviews
"self guided"
in 7 reviews
"limited access"
in 4 reviews
"call ahead"
in 7 reviews
"off limits"
in 6 reviews
"carlsbad caverns"
in 4 reviews
"few tips"
in 3 reviews
"bring water"
in 7 reviews
"cooler months"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling Thru hwy 62, saw and stop at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site, nature at its best, the pictographs are amazing, had fun at this historic place.....

Thank Jorge F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were absolutely loving this park. I had been wanting to go for a while and we were able to book a campsite and morning tour. When we arrived we were introduced to the park by the knowledgeable staff and given all the important information...More

Thank WorldDuo
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Reservations are required for any activity at this site and only a limited number of people are allowed on the grounds at once, so make certain you have reservations. We signed up for the 3 hour hike with Tish and Dar on-line and we managed...More

1  Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We only had one night and only in a water site but felt lucky to get that! After the mandatory video which explains the unique features, both historically and geologically, we set up camp and almost immediately spotted big horned sheep up in the rocks...More

Thank Sandy R
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I tent-camped at Hueco Tanks in late February. The bad news first: the nights were very cold. It was between 29 and 40 degrees the 3 nights I was there. That's it for the bad news. Very nice tent sites with some privacy provided by...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We camped a night here in November 2017 and wished we had stayed longer. There is so much in this little place, from great scenery to excellent birding. But what really sets the place apart is the cultural heritage of the place. There is a...More

Thank cfandkn
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed two nights, could have used one more day. Did rock art tour 1 with Dar and Tish. They are great guides and you can request a tour with them. We are not experienced climbers but had a great time exploring the unguided part...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful unique terrain, cool petroglyphs, we saw a javelina and a bobcat during our visit. Cool rock formations and canyons for the kids to explore. Worth the booking

Thank jhatch87
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Hueco tanks is one of the most beautiful places I've been. It's located just on the outskirts of El Paso about 30 minutes out of town. There is a important historical relevance as this holds the largest collection of pictographs in North American. Hueco is...More

Thank jjstokers
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This was nice little place to kill a couple hours boulder hopping. The do have some serious policies and the trails are kind poorly marked. Normally, that wouldn't bother me, but they make you watch a film about staying on the trail and such. Anyway,...More

1  Thank Shane W
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Response from Christopher Y | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was 10 dollars per guest, parking included. There are what they consider easy rocks that you can climb as well as some advanced. For those that don't want to climb, there are pretty well laid out trails that... More
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Response from Roma P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay, there is a path that I believe would be ok for a scooter and you will have beautiful views of the desert landscape and mountains but you won't be able to see the pictographs from the trail, the trail... More
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