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Mineview in the Sky - CLOSED

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GREAT VIEW

Not sure if they have the big trucks anymore. Last time I was there I took my daughter to see those... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Dan S
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Farmington, Minnesota
Awesome Site Trip

Been there dozens of times. Every time is a new experience. The volunteers that work there are... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Pollym89
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Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This place used to have a pretty good view. And this spot was unique because of the big trucks. It's closed now though. But there are multiple other overlooks on the Iron Range.

Thank zombienic
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The mine view was closed last year because of United Taconites plans to mine under the mine view. If you want a great mine view experience go to hibbing and visit the hull rust mine view

1  Thank Carl S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This site was closed permanently in the fall of 2015 for highway construction and eventual mining of the site. The closest mine view is a similar one in Hibbing, 30 miles west.

1  Thank brucek336
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Not sure if they have the big trucks anymore. Last time I was there I took my daughter to see those monster trucks and she had a great time. Cost was free!!

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Due to expansion of Cleveland Cliff's United Taconite Thunderbird mine in Eveleth and rerouting of US Hwy 53, Mineview in the Sky closed permanently on October 4th, 2015.

1  Thank David Q
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Been there dozens of times. Every time is a new experience. The volunteers that work there are amazing. I hope they are able to reestablish the location on the North side of Virginia with the Highway 53 move.

Thank Pollym89
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I hope they make something new like this. With the new highway project, it is only a memory. Too bad.

Thank John T
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

So sad to see the amazing place is gone because they want to build the tallest bridge in Minnesota so they can also expand the mine. I now raspberries at them. I hope they rebuild a new one.

1  Thank Psychosam
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Always the highlight of the grandkids coming to the Iron Range from Alaska, Virginia, Missouri, etc.! Just loved seein the big trucks and the view; visiting the gift shop, etc. I took the Great, great nieces and nephew on the last day Mineview in the...More

Thank meandbobby
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We were traveling North from the cities and saw the sign for the mineview in the sky. They had a few trucks on display, and a wonderful lookout to take in a great view. They had a nice little gift shop with one very friendly...More

Thank Rick R
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