Located in West Texas, along the border with Mexico, El Paso has a surpising number of skateparks for a city of around 700,000 residents. The city’s skatepark offerings range from neighborhood pocket parks with modular skate features to concrete mega-parks with massive bowls, snakeruns and street plazas.
Below, we’ll highight some of the best parks in El Paso, as well as those that are well under the radar. You can also check out the list of skateparks put out by the City of El Paso, which manages them. We’ve listed all of those here, and more. Our focus is almost always on quality concrete parks, so we’ll list those first.
Northeast Regional Skatepark
Northeast Regional Skatepark in El Paso, Texas, is the city’s largest skatepark at 25,000 square feet. The park boasts a range of features to cater to skaters of all skill levels and is perfect for hosting events and competitions. Address: 11490 Gateway N Blvd, El Paso, TX 79934
Carolina Skatepark is El Paso’s OG skatepark. Since its opening in 2003, the park has offered local skaters some serious skate terrain, including a large 10′ deep bowl and an open-ended flow course. The park’s street section is extensive and occupies half of the skatepark with ledges, handrails, pyramid, bank ramps, and quarter pipes.
The park was designed by SITE Design Group, Inc. and is open daily with no admission fee required. While the facility is unsupervised and safety gear is not enforced, it is lit and provides skaters with a safe and fun environment to hone their skills. Carolina Skatepark is located at 563 N. Carolina, El Paso, Texas 79915, and can be reached at (915) 212-0092. Address: 563 N Carolina Dr, El Paso, TX 79915
Mountain View Skatepark (Diana Park)
Mountain View Community Skatepark is another impressive in-ground concrete park in El Passo. Built in 2012, the skatepark features a clover bowl with pool block and tile, perfect for riders looking for a challenging and diverse riding experience.
Additionally, the flow course includes an over vert pocket with street features surrounding the outside, providing a range of options for skaters of all levels. The park was designed by SITE Design Group, Inc. and constructed by Grindline Skateparks, Inc.
It is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., with no admission fee required. Address: 8400 Diana Dr, El Paso, TX 79904
Corky Park Skatepark
Corky Park Skatepark is an outdoor concrete skatepark in Horizon City, Texas. The skatepark is a street plaza with a variety of rails, ledges, banks, and other features.
Album Skatepark (Eastwood)
Address: 3001-3099 Parkwood St, El Paso, TX 79925
Boys Club Skatepark
Address: 811 S Florence St, El Paso, TX 79901
Braden Aboud Skatepark
Address: 4325 River Bend Dr, El Paso, TX 79922
Dick Shinaut Skatepark
Address: 11701 Rufus Brijalba Dr, El Paso, TX 79936
Address: Alabama and Harrison Blvd.
Percy Gurrula Skatepark
Address: 3300 Pera Ave, El Paso, TX 79905
Rio Valley Skatepark
Address: Rio Azul St. and Ta Suil PI, El Paso, TX 79932
Address: 5301 Salem Dr, El Paso, TX 79924
Westside Community Skatepark
Address: 7400 High Ridge Dr, El Paso, TX 79912
Address: 9068 Socorro Rd, El Paso, TX 79927
About El Paso
El Paso, Texas is a vibrant city located in the westernmost part of Texas, bordering the Mexican state of Chihuahua. The city has a rich cultural heritage and is a melting pot of diverse cultures, including Mexican, Spanish, and Native American. El Paso is known for its delicious food, including traditional Mexican cuisine, and its lively music scene, which showcases the sounds of Tejano, Norteño, and Mariachi.
The city is also home to a thriving skateboarding community, with numerous skateparks throughout the area, including Mountain View Skatepark, Carolina Skatepark and Northeast Regional Skatepark, all impressive in there own right. The city’s warm climate and sunny weather make it an ideal destination for year-round skateboarding, and its skateparks host numerous events and competitions throughout the year.