Tag: Mine Tours

Sutter Gold Mining – North Star Mine

Located right off old Highway 49 is what used to be the North Star Mine (according to USGS Topo) now owned by Sutter Gold Mining Inc.. Sutter Gold offered underground tours in a jeep like buggy for a few years…

Plumas Eureka State Park

The Plumas-Eureka State Park consist of the Plumas-Eureka (Mohawk) Stamp Mill, the museum built in the old miners barracks, the Eureka Tunnell, nearby Jamisin City and mine, and the town of Johnsville. Tours are offered but the state website does not mention…

Gold Bug Park (Gold Bug Mine & Priest Mine)

The Gold Bug Park features an underground tour of the authentic hard rock mining shaft of “Gold Bug Mine”. The mine started in 1888 and now has a wooden floor and audio tours. You can also tour the older “Priest…

Hidden Treasure Gold Mine – Columbia State Historic Park

Matelot Gulch Mining Co. has closed the mine. After a landslide at the mine they were no longer able to continue tours due to the insurance company. I believe they are still mining but without tourist. The location on the…

Cerro Gordo Mines

Why another silver mine on this Gold site? Well, honestly I could not help myself. I stumbled upon Cerro Gordo on a California travel website that had mistakenly classified it as a Gold mine/town. But a quick hop to Wikipedia…

Eagle and High Peak Mines

This is the real deal. The Eagle and High Peak mines are open for guided tours through a 100o’ tunnel up and down ladders and stairs. Lots of mining equipment including ore carts and a stamp mill. They do not…

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