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Fort Bliss welcomes local community!

Fort Bliss welcomes our El Paso and surrounding community friends to come experience what we have to offer!

Did you know:

There are many facilities open to civilians on the installation.

  • Desert Strike Lanes Bowling center is the largest in the Army with 52 lanes of bowling, an arcade, full-service snack bar and lounge.
  • The Centennial Banquet and Conference center is the second largest banquet facility in El Paso and offers the most competitive pricing around.
  • The Rod and Gun Club is located off the main installation in Northeast El Paso offering 10 diverse ranges including Trap & Skeet, Five-stand sporting clays, pistol, rifle and black powder.
Locations open to the public

Click on each location below for hours of operation, location, and facility info.

  1. Rod & Gun Club
  2. Underwood Golf Complex
  3. Golden Tee Restaurant at Underwood
  4. Desert Strike Lanes Bowling
  5. Warrior Zone
  6. Funky Rooster Coffee Cafe
  7. Centennial Banquet and Conference Center
  8. Sam Adams Pub
  9. Old Fort Bliss Children's Cultural Center
  10. Biggs Park
  11. Auto Craft Shop


Installation Access

Accessing the installation is easy by obtaining a Recreation Pass at the following gates:

Buffalo Soldier Pass Office

Chaffee Pass Office

For additional information on installation access procedures see

See the flyer below for hours of operation and more information.