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This review is actually of the Lucky Strike Mine gift Shop and Museum which is located right in... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Peter G
Buffalo, NY
Mine only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday as of 7-25-17. Check out FB page.

My friend and I visited the mine in July a short time after there was a robbery of many of their... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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“Worth it”
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“Awesome trip!!”
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This review is actually of the Lucky Strike Mine gift Shop and Museum which is located right in Mitchell, Oregon on Route 26. The actual mine is some 35 miles away. The place is owned by Leonard Kopcinski's widow Cindy. There are tons of Thunder...More

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

A great family experience, especially for the older (adults) kids. Janice and Jeremy are truly knowledgeable and great guides. The Thundereggs are beautiful and worth the work. A hands on experience that is truly memorable. Long drive, scenic and beautiful, bring your own snacks and...More

1  Thank mccraney25
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My friend and I visited the mine in July a short time after there was a robbery of many of their valuable stones. I recommend you go in an SUV only on the bumpy forest gravel roads. I think because the mine owners were shook...More

1  Thank jobaduba
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The people at the mine are excellent. they cater to you, provide help in locating the thurndereggs. They help you dig, provide tools. If you choose not to dig they have thundereggs you can buy. helpful, know their stuff and accomodate. The outhouse is so...More

3  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I decided to go to this mine after visiting another mine where my girlfriend and I were treated extremely rudely. I am glad I went Lucky Strike!!! It was a little difficult to find but driving up their mountain roads added to the charm. They...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My review is average because the place is an OK place. Not something my husband and I would do again but maybe if we were bored and our kiddos were with us and we had nothing better to do. $1 a pound and $7 to...More

7  Thank Holly A
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Have been to the mine 2xs, last year. Excellent experience and had lots of exhausting fun hammering out the eggs. This time, despite the mine's website information, we discovered that the mine is NOT open 7 days a week. This after driving all the way...More

2  Thank Bartholomew2
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Apparently mines are prevented from posting signs in national forests, because there just aren't enough signs pointing the way to the Lucky Strike Mine...but to my great surprise, we went up those logging roads and found it....only to see that it was closed!!! Grrrr. But,...More

6  Thank Connie L
Reviewed 30 January 2016

It was an adventure ( kind of a nail biter) just getting there on the logging road, but once there the staff was friendly, helpful and eager to get us out to dig our own thunder eggs. The kids had a great time, and we...More

Thank SchweizYank
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We showed up shortly after 8 am and had a great time. Janice, the proprietress, helped us sight the eggs, then coached us on digging them out. We ended up with so many that I had to ship them home. She cut two of them...More

2  Thank Honeysucklerose61
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Tom T
27 November 2015|
Response from Honeysucklerose61 | Reviewed this property |
We just used the GPS on the car. Google Maps is actually pretty good about showing all the national forest roads. We headed West from Mitchell and entered the forest from Route 26. Here's the map on their website. I think... More