The mining industry is an important part of Texas history – after all, it’s what turned Terlingua into a ghost town. Hiding in Franklin Mountains State Park is a hiking trail that leads straight to an abandoned tin mine, the only one of its kind in the entire U.S. Check it out…if you dare:

Have you ever taken the Tin Mines Trail? Are there any other hikes in Texas that lead to abandoned places? Here’s one of ours: The Spooky Texas Hike That Will Lead You Somewhere Deserted.

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