Lantern-Lit Copper Mine Tour

June 16, 2024

Mountain Trail Region
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Franklin Mountains State Park - 2900 Tom Mays Park Access Rd. El Paso, TX 79911 (915) 444-9100
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Join your park ranger turned turn-of-the-century guide on a historical exploration of an old mine shaft in the Franklin's.

We will meet at the West Cottonwood Springs Trailhead in the Tom Mays unit of Franklin Mountains State Park.

*Note* Due to the small size of this mine, only 14 participants are allowed per tour.

Bring: water, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable clothes. If you are sensitive to oil lamp smoke, a face mask is highly encouraged.

Optional: climbing/biking helmet or hardhat, hiking stick, camera, and a map.

Fee: $8.00 per adult 13 years of age and older, $3.00 for Texas State Park Pass holders, and $1.00 for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Payment can be made at the Visitor Center.

Reservation required by calling the park at 915 444 9100, space is limited.

Lantern-Lit Copper Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park - 2900 Tom Mays Park Access Rd. El Paso, TX 79911

Admission

8.00