No matter the season, there's nothing quite like watching the blazing sun drop below El Paso’s desert horizon. It’s amazing to see the blue sky burn into radiant shades of yellow, red, orange, and purple before the light goes out. El Paso has countless places to watch this gorgeous scene but these are three you should consider the next time you’re out looking for the perfect end to your day.
Tom Mays Park Access Rd.
Soaring over the Chihuahuan desert are the breathtaking Franklin Mountains that divide the City of El Paso in half and provide one of the best vantage points for watching the sun set into the Mesilla Bolson.
Soar to the top of the Franklin Mountains on a cable car to see a jaw-dropping panoramic view of El Paso, Mexico and New Mexico from the observation deck of the Wyler Aerial Tramway. As the sun sets you can watch the sky turn from a bright gold to deep purple color before a spectacular desert scenery.
This 52-acre park in El Paso’s Upper Valley is an archeological site featuring archaic wetlands and a botanical garden. The desert’s stunning flora offers awe-inspiring surroundings for you to enjoy as the sun sinks into the horizon.