Our gold mine is intended to give some sense of the atmosphere in an underground mine.
January 01, 1983 - January 01, 2025
It was gold that brought people from all around the world to the Ridge. The most famous local find was a 54-pound nugget discovered in 1859 and commemorated annually in the four-day Gold Nugget Days Celebration every April.
Our gold mine is intended to give some sense of the atmosphere in an underground mine. It is only a model and can be damaged, so we request children be supervised.
Don't miss the mineral display. There is a switch to change the light to a black light so you can see the fluorescence in the rock.