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I've been here a few times in the past, and it was great. But when I went in 2017, it was closed to visitors because of a major landslide. So, if you're thinking of going, first make sure that it's actually available.
I do not understand the comments below - "crazy drive"- "dangerous drive".
Thousands of people drive this road annually with no issues.
The road is well paved then turns to gravel/rocks with a few minor washouts.
I drove it today in a Camry!
We drove when in Salt Lake City and we’re disappointed upon reaching there. After 30-40 min drive we found that it’s a private property and not opened to public.
Guys there told us that we can drive along main road and a bit further have...More
If you drive up butterfield canyon and turn to the north at the saddle and drive about 10 minutes up the dirt road you will get a surprise not many know about and be able to look into the bottom of the Kennecott mine from...More
My only wish would be for a Visitors Center. However, don't let that stop you. If you are mildly adventurous, have a sturdy car, take the Bingham Canyon Road -its part paved, part gravel, to the top of the mountain and look DOWN on the...More
Be careful when reading information on the internet as there are glowing reports on the mine Visitor Centre. However, a slide destroyed the Centre and no visitors have been allowed in since then. There is one line saying that the Mine is Closed to Visitors...More
There was a huge landslide a couple of years ago and the outstanding observation point and museum have no place to relocate to currently. However, I will divulge a "secret" that we locals have known about for many, many years. You can take the Butterfield...More