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Mine remains

It can't be missed if you're driving through Iron Mountain. It splits the town in two. Not overly... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
NeverUnpacked
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Westfield, Indiana
Beautiful View

You might not be lucky enough to see the bats flying around but you will enjoy the beautiful scenic... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
wiiliamh2017
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Iron Mountain, Michigan
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11 Nov 2018
“Beautiful View”
18 Sep 2018
“See in conjunction with museum”
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

You might not be lucky enough to see the bats flying around but you will enjoy the beautiful scenic view at the top of the hill., in ALL seasons.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wiiliamh2017
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is near the Cornish Pump Museum and visitors should merge the two. We spoke with a guide in the museum who explained the pit, something we actually overlooked when we drove to the museum. It is basically a body of water caused by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This place is interesting when viewed as a historical footnote in the landscape, but there’s actually not much to hold your attention and you’re not likely to rate the Chapin Mine Pit itself as an attraction worthy of a detour. As other viewers have pointed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 21 October 2017

It can't be missed if you're driving through Iron Mountain. It splits the town in two. Not overly impressive in itself, but interesting history. There is a small park on the north east side of it adjacent to US2 where you can park for pictures...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank NeverUnpacked
Reviewed 11 June 2016

As a tourist drives north on U.S. 2, just past Iron Mountain business district, you see 2 bodies of water on each side of the highway. The highway is a causeway or bridge across this body of water. This body of water is the result...More

Date of experience: June 2016
12  Thank Sue H
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