Hike to the only tin mines ever in the USA. From the trailhead, climb to the top of the concrete dam. Turn south (left) on the dam and follow the trail right to the bottom of the dam. Turn north and follow the trail 0.15 miles north until you see a gate directly to your left. Turn west (left), proceed past the gate, pick up the jeep road curving north-west, and follow this road all the way to the junction at 2.75 miles. From the junction, turn south (left) for the south mne and smelter. (Follow the narrow trail west past the mine for the entrance.) Proceed straight ahead and curve north to the north mine. (Follow stairs down below the mine for the lower entrance.) Bring a flashlight.
FMSP - El Paso Tin Mines is a 6.7 mile out and back trail located near El Paso, TX and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible from September until May. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
dog friendly hiking mountain biking walking horseback riding