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Mines of Mount Royal Biking Tour

Join Museum staff on a historic bike ride! This beginner-friendly bike ride goes around Mount Royal and through the Tenmile Canyon, exploring the mines that once operated here. This is a great activity for visitors and locals alike with content on Frisco mining history, the natural environment, and the railroads of the area. The route is just over 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

The Mines of Mount Royal bike tour starts at 9:00am. Staff will share the history of mining in Frisco and the environment alongside the early townsfolk of the area. The guided bike tour will begin and end at the Schoolhouse Museum.

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 to bring water, a snack, and sunscreen. All participants will follow the pack in, pack out rule. All participants must bring their own bike. Bikes are not available to rent through the Museum at this time. There are multiple bike rental shops in Frisco who offer road, mountain, and e-bike rentals.

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


Wednesday, July 13, 2022
9:00 am

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 am

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
9:00 am

Wednesday, September 07, 2022
9:00 am


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


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

  • Adults (Ages 13 and up) – $20
  • Children (Ages 4-12) – $5
  • Children under four are free

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