Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

6900 Hueco Tanks Rd. #1
El Paso, TX 79938- Map It
(915) 857-1135

AAA Editor Notes

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site is 30 mi. e. on US 62/180, then 8 mi. n. on FM 2775 to 6900 Hueco Tanks Rd., #1. Used for almost 10,000 years, these rock basins, or huecos, collect rainwater. Some 2,000 pictographs and historic ruins serve as a legacy of the successive cultures that lived in the area. Bird-watching, hiking, rock climbing and camping opportunities are available. Visitors are required to view an orientation video before entering. A maximum of 70 people are allowed access for self-guiding tours; reservations are recommended. Picnicking is permitted; restrictions apply to use of fire. Pets on leash are allowed. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
$7; free (ages 0-12). Guided tour $2; reservations are recommended.
Hours: Daily 8-6, Oct.-Apr.; Mon.-Thurs. 8-6, Fri.-Sun. 7-7, rest of year. Only 70 people are permitted in self-guiding area at one time. Birding, bouldering, hiking and pictograph tours are available Wed.-Sun. by appointment.