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Must stop if time allows

Worth a stop if you have time as there are not that many examples of gold mining history left to... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
frankdK5797JR
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Concord, New Hampshire
Tough Hike - Amazing Mining History and Artifacts

Keene Wonder Mine just reopened to the public in late 2017, so while volunteering in Death Valley... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
CTBCalifornia
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Groveland, California
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3 Jul 2018
“Must stop if time allows”
7 Mar 2018
“Tough Hike - Amazing Mining History and Artifacts”
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This prime gold mine is one of the first in the area.
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The Daylight Pass Cutoff Road, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Worth a stop if you have time as there are not that many examples of gold mining history left to see anywhere. just be careful hiking around the trails and structures as there's loose gravel and rocks. The sight is awesome to explore if you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

You can drive up to the bottom of the mine with a short walk up to the bottom of the tramway. The remains are interesting but there isn't a lot to see and not much information. More boards giving info on the mine - how...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Keene Wonder Mine just reopened to the public in late 2017, so while volunteering in Death Valley this winter my friends and I tried to tackle the trail. We got too late a start to make it all the way to the top, the heat...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 14 January 2013

back in its day, this mine produced a lot of gold ore.... but the ore is at the top of the cliff, and the amazing cable and bucket system to get it down from there is still in good shape. However, there are hazards that...More

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