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A scenic view of Frisco and the valley from Mount Royal with the Masontown Mill in the center.

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.

About the Tour

We will meet at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum at 8:45am and the tour will start at 9:00am. 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.


Wednesday, September 08, 2021
9:00 am – 11:00 am


Starts at Frisco Historic Park & Museum
120 East Main Street Frisco, CO 80443

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 trailhead. 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.


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

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

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