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Prospect Mine Hike - 8 a.m.

8:00a to 9:30a
Sun, September 16, 2018
Lydia Pagel
(915) 566-6441 X221

Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.

Meet us at the W. Cottonwood Springs trail head. 

Bring: water, flashlight, snacks, hiking boots/shoes, and comfortable clothes.

Optional: climbing/biking helmet or hardhat, binoculars, hiking stick, camera, and a map.

Fee: $8 for adults 13 years old and up; $3 for Texas State Park Pass holders, and $1 for children 12 and under.

Directions:

  • From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards the mountains for 3.8 miles. Park entrance will be on the left. 
  • From Eastside on Hwy 54, take exit 29 towards Transmountain Rd, travel west 7-7.5 miles over/through the mountains. Park entrance will be on the right.
  • If using a GPS be sure to search for "Tom Mays Access Road," not "Franklin Mountains State Park."