Here in the Sun City, aka El Paso, Texas, you can go about anywhere to go running and cycling. However, this healthy lifestyle can be tough when the weather changes, resulting in more visits to the gym. To avoid feeling reluctant when hopping on a bike and running on a treadmill at the gym, most people choose to take their workout routines outside.
When traveling to Scenic Drive, you can run or cycle throughout the neighborhood while gazing at the gorgeously designed homes. This area is a perfect place for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life but still be a part of it as they travel either by cycling or running. At this location, you are able to see a jaw-dropping view of El Paso and Juarez while taking in the exquisite historic homes of Manhattan Heights.
The Horizon City Trails was recently built on Horizon Blvd outside of El Paso. This growing city located within EP city limits has continued to change over the years, and with this freshly built addition, it has brought joy to the citizens. From the moment it was nearly finished, you could spot people promoting their healthy lifestyle whether it was running, walking with family and pets or just riding their bike along the trail; it never failed to see people enjoying the path. This beautifully designed trail welcomes runners, walkers and cyclists that want to stray away from the typical desert route.
The Chamizal National Memorial is typically the place where high school cross country meets take their athletes for the most crucial and hardest race before their highest ranked race. This is because the Chamizal is one of the toughest trails in El Paso that can be used for races. It is also a haven for those who seek a peaceful bike ride within the Chamizal. Come and venture to the Chamizal either for a nice run or a bike ride on any of the red gravel trails.
Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S San Marcial St, El Paso, TX, USA, +1 915 532 7273
McKelligon Canyon can be found over on the southeastern side of the Franklin Mountains where it is encircled by the desert canyon walls. The entrance of McKelligon can be used either for running, walking or biking. The 2.4-mile trail within McKelligon gives visitors a variety of adventures from rock climbing, bouldering, hiking and even events at the amphitheater – it’s a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. The temperature here is also cooler, making it a great place to escape the desert heat and train for marathons.
McKelligon Canyon, 1331 Mckelligon Canyon Rd, El Paso, TX, USA, +1 915 566 6441