Events

Lantern-Lit Copper Prospect Mine Tour

June 11, 2022
8:00 AM
7145 Imperial Ridge Dr, El Paso, TX 79912

Venue:
Franklin Mountains State Park - Tom Mays Unit
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. These fees include park entrance fee and activity fee.
Website:
https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/franklin-mountains
Contact Name:
Lydia Pagel
Contact E-mail Address:
Lydia.Pagel@tpwd.texas.gov
Contact Phone Number:
915-444-9100

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.

Meeting point: West Cottonwood Springs Trailhead What to bring: water, flashlights, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable clothes. If you are sensitive to oil lamp smoke, a face mask is recommended.

Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the number provided.

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