Lantern-Lit Copper Prospect Mine Tour

Lantern-Lit Copper Prospect Mine Tour

February 10, 2024
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Tom Mays Access Rd., El Paso, TX 79911

Franklin Mountains State Park
$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 as you enter Tom Mays.
Contact Name:
Lydia Pagel
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number:
(915) 444-9121

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.

Trail Difficulty: Easy

What to Bring: water, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable and weather appropriate clothes.

Optional: map, hiking/walking sticks, binoculars, camera.

Meeting location: West Cottonwood Spring trailhead.

Reservation required by calling the park at 915 444 9121

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

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