Events

Old Tin Mine Tour

May 21, 2022
7:30 AM
Officer Andrew Barcena Dr, El Paso, TX 79934

Venue:
Tin Mine Trailhead (Chuck Heinrich Memorial Park)
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.
Contact Name:
Lydia Pagel
Contact E-mail Address:
Lydia.Pagel@tpwd.texas.gov
Contact Phone Number:
915 444-9100

This is a moderate to difficult hike of 6 miles. The trail is a well-marked old jeep road with a gentle but steady climb for about 3 miles until you arrive to the mines. You can explore two of the old shafts and the ruins of the smelter before heading back the way you came. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 444-9100. Bring: water, sturdy shoes, sun protection, walking stick (optional), snacks (optional).

*Entrance permits and activity fees must be paid/purchased before hand by visiting or calling the office at Tom Mays.

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