Anyone who likes to grill it up for Memorial Day, but hates the crowds, should head to these SIX parks instead.

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Like any red-blooded American, I like a good cookout with steaks, hot dogs, and corn that I'll throw on the barbie like Bobby Flay.

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And Memorial Day is a great excuse to take the family to one of El Paso's amazing parks to do just that.

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But there's one MASSIVE problem.

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And that's the flocks of people at every big park that people typically head to, like Memorial Park.

So below are six smaller parts that I think would be PERFECT for a Memorial Day cookout without the hassle of too many strangers.


1. Blackie Chesher Park

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Sizable park featuring a playground, walking path & fields for soccer & baseball/softball. -Google
There is a lot of space and a big ballpark; the nice thing is they have restrooms.
Located in: Zaragosa Park
Address1100 N Zaragoza Rd, El Paso, TX 79907
Hours: 6 AM - 11 PM
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2. Mission Hill Park

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Near UTEP, this little Park is tucked away, so I doubt that many people will be there.

Address3800 Okeefe Dr, El Paso, TX 79902

 Hours: 6 AM - 11 PM
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3. Tom Lea Park (Lower)

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At the bottom of the mountain that makes rim Road is the lower part which is small and cozy.

Address1203 E Schuster Ave, El Paso, TX 79902

Hours: 6 AM - 11 PM

4. Tom Lea Park (Upper)

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Small city park & events site known for its sweeping mountain & city views. -Google
 The upper Park may not be great for grilling, but it's still doable and has amazing views.
Address900 Rim Rd, El Paso, TX 79902
Hours: 6 AM - 11 PM

5. Album Park

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Also known as "Album Park," popular walking spot with sports facilities, a dog park & a skate park. -Google

I know this is technically a bigger Park and one that many people go to, but growing up, it's where I would always go, so it's a classic and goes on the list!
Address3110 Parkwood St, El Paso, TX 79925

Hours: 6 AM - 11 PM

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6. Marty Robbins Park

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Community park with a pool, sports fields, basketball courts, playground & restrooms. -Google

 A newer park with many facilities, this place could be a lot of fun!

Address11600 Vista Del Sol Dr, El Paso, TX 79936
HoursOpen 24 hours
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So for this Memorial Day, I hope everyone has a good time and makes room for some bratwurst, beer, and buddies.

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