Hueco Tanks

State Park & Historic Site - Texas

Hueco Tanks is an area of low mountains and historic site in El Paso County, Texas. It is located in a high-altitude desert basin between the Franklin Mountains to the west and the Hueco Mountains to the east. Hueco is a Spanish word meaning hollows and refers to the many water-holding depressions in the boulders and rock faces throughout the region. The park consists of three syenite (a weak form of granite) mountains. It is popular for recreation such as birdwatching and bouldering. It is culturally and spiritually significant to many Native Americans. This significance is partially manifested in the pictographs (rock paintings) that can be found throughout the region, many of which are thousands of years old.

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maps

Trails Map of Hueco Tanks State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Trails Map

Trails Map of Hueco Tanks State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

brochures

Interpretive Guide of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Brochure

Interpretive Guide of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Campground Map of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Map

Campground Map of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Trails Map of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Trails

Trails Map of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Brochure about Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Rock Paintings

Brochure about Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Birds of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Birds

Birds of Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Junior Rangers at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Hueco Tanks - Junior Ranger

Junior Rangers at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Official Texas State Parks Guide. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Texas State - Official Texas State Parks Guide

Official Texas State Parks Guide. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Official Texas State Parks Guide (español). Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.Texas State - Guía de Parques

Official Texas State Parks Guide (español). Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

Hueco Tanks SP&HS https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/hueco-tanks https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hueco_Tanks Hueco Tanks is an area of low mountains and historic site in El Paso County, Texas. It is located in a high-altitude desert basin between the Franklin Mountains to the west and the Hueco Mountains to the east. Hueco is a Spanish word meaning hollows and refers to the many water-holding depressions in the boulders and rock faces throughout the region. The park consists of three syenite (a weak form of granite) mountains. It is popular for recreation such as birdwatching and bouldering. It is culturally and spiritually significant to many Native Americans. This significance is partially manifested in the pictographs (rock paintings) that can be found throughout the region, many of which are thousands of years old.

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