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Fort Bliss RV Park, TX

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Despite the rather plain-jane sign, the Fort Bliss RV Park is a real gem. It's quite new with well-designed sites, two modern bathhouses and a recreation and laundry building. Since our last visit in 2008, the park has been doubled in size, now offering 133 sites.

915 568-4693

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Ft Bliss operates on the first-come/first-served principle. We arrived before lunch and there were two sites available. Trent, in the office, quickly had us registered and on our way to our assigned site, #45. We got lucky this year, as we were several rows back from the highway, and thus a bit quieter.

Although we intended to stay only 2-3 weeks through the holiday season, we ended up here for 9 weeks, thanks to great weather here and pretty miserable weather just east of us.

Date of visit: Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

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 When we visited El Paso two years ago, we were on site  120, down front near the highway. The Franklin Mountains provide a nice backdrop.

 

 ftbliss02  We were last here in 2008 in the spring. With the front row sites quite close to the highway, they're the last to be taken....and that's where we ended up.
 ftbliss27  Here is a view of the new portion of the park, located to the south of the original campground.
 ftbliss24  As you can see, the trees aren't very big yet in this area, but give them a few years.
 ftbliss03  All the sites are pull-throughs, each angled the same way. Each has a full cement pad and patio, with metal picnic table. It's a very sunny spot, but they have planted some trees which will eventually offer some shade.
 ftbliss04  Easy to forget which row you're on.
ftbliss05  The modern recreation and laundry building, with the bathhouse just beyond. The open structure to the left is one of several pavilions throughout the CG. 
 ftbliss06  In the background are the Franklin Mountains. Just across the street from the office is a small PX mart and Class 6 store, along with a Subway shop.
 ftbliss07 There's a small playground for the young ones. 
ftbliss08   The entrance to the RV park, with the office in the middle.
 ftbliss09 About the only disadvantage to this place is its proximity to a major highway. And we were in the row closest to it. 
 ftbliss28 A convenient addition since our visit in 2008 is a shoppette - gas station just scross the road from the entrance to the campground. 

Dump station available

Verizon Broadband Access service

Rates: $18 ($2 off with Golden Age Pass)

133 sites, all with W/E(30/50A)/S

Coord: 31.841164 N, 106.441345 W

Activities/Nearby Attractions

Fort Bliss post amenities

Wyler Aerial Tramway

The Franklin Mountains

Juarez, Mexico

El Paso Zoo

War Eagles Museum

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