Events

Copper Prospect Mine Tours

April 17, 2022
8:30 AM
Franklin Mountains State Park - Tom Mays Unit

Admission:
Fee: $8 park entrance fee 13 years old and up; $3 for Texas State Park Pass holders, and $1 Children 12 and under.
Contact Name:
Lydia Pagel
Contact E-mail Address:
Lydia.Pagel@tpwd.texas.gov
Contact Phone Number:
915 444-9100

Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. There will be four tours going out at8:30am (lantern-lit) 11:00am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm respectively.

Meet us by the W. Cottonwood Springs trail head in the Tom Mays unit.

Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 444-9100.

Note Due to the small size of this mine, only 15 participants are allowed per tour.

Bring: water, flashlights, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable clothes. Optional: climbing/biking helmet or hardhat, binoculars, hiking stick, camera, and a map.

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