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Lantern-Lit Copper Mine Tour
Lantern-Lit Copper Mine Tour
July 27, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
2900 Tom Mays Access Rd., El Paso, TX 79911
Admission: $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.
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Step back in time and explore the copper prospecting mine by lantern light. 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.

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

Meeting location: West Cottonwood Spring trailhead

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

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

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Contact Name: Diana Moy

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Contact Phone Number: (915) 444-9100