Desert Links

Discover the many natural areas and desert gardens where you can connect with the plants and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert.

El Paso
Chamizal National Memorial
El Paso City Parks
El Paso Museum of Archaeology
El Paso Zoo
Franklin Mountains State Park
Hueco Tanks State Historic Site
Hueco Tanks: Cross Roads Through Time
Rio Bosque Wetlands Park
UTEP Centennial Museum
Wyler Aerial Tramway

New Mexico
Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park
Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science
Leasburg Dam State Park
New Mexico State Parks
Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks

Big Bend National Park
Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute
Friends of Big Bend National Park
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Texas State Parks

El Paso City Parks
The El Paso City Park System has approximately 175 Park sites (2,372 acres) with 962 acres in turf. Our open spaces enrich the lives of all who visit. Our parks offer you plenty of opportunities to enjoy your leisure time in a well maintained setting.

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Join and support local and regional conservation groups.

Conservation Groups
Castner Range National Monument
El Paso Archaeological Society
El Paso Water Utilities
El Paso Cactus and Rock Club
El Paso Hiking Group
El Paso Regional Group of the Sierra Club
El Paso Zoo
Franklin Mountains Wilderness Coalition
Friends of the Rio Bosque
Frontera Land Alliance
Greater Big Bend Coalition
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park
Mesilla Valley Audubon Society
Mexican Wolf Recovery Program
Mountain Lion Foundation
Native Plant Society of New Mexico – El Paso Chapter
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
Northern Jaguar Project
Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation
Texas Recreation and Park Society
The Nature Conservancy
Nature Conservancy/Water: Global Solutions
The Southwest Environmental Center

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