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Masontown Historic Hiking Tour

Join Museum staff for our favorite historic hike of the season as we head up Mount Royal to the old Masontown mining site. This is a great hike for visitors and locals alike with all new content on Frisco mining history, the natural environment, and the myths of Masontown. The route is just over 2.5 miles round-trip with plenty of water breaks and scenic views making it a fun morning for the whole family.

Advance registration and payment are required. Ticket details below.

When

Wednesday, July 07, 2021
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Where

Starts at Frisco Historic Park & Museum
Main Street and Second Avenue

About the Tour

The Masontown Hike is July 7, 2021 at 9:00am. We will meet at the Schoolhouse Museum at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum at 8:45am. Staff will share the history of Frisco and the environment alongside the tall tales and stories of Masontown. The guided hike ends at the Masontown site giving participants the option of returning to Frisco with Museum staff or continuing their adventure to the top of Mount Royal or over to Rainbow Lake on their own. The Masontown hike is rated a moderate hike by the U.S. Forest Service.

What to Bring

This tour is entirely outdoors. Please wear hiking shoes/outdoor sneakers, a hat, and dress in weather appropriate layers. No flip-flops, open-toed slides, or soft shoes. You will also need water, snacks, and sunscreen. All participants will follow the pack in, pack out rule.

Restrooms are located at the Schoolhouse. We are unable to accommodate pets on this tour.

All Frisco Historic Park & Museum Tours are subject to local and state health ordinances. Participants are recommended to wear face coverings throughout the tour.

Tickets

This tour is limited to ten individuals. Questions? Call us at 970-668-3428 or email Museum@townoffrisco.com.

  • Adults (Ages 13 and up) – $15
  • Children (Ages 4-12) – $5
  • Children under four are free

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