Come explore the history of the 1859 gold discovery that became known as the “Richest Square Mile on Earth.” Travel with our local professional guide and listen to the stories behind the people and see the places that made history in Colorado’s early mining country. Learn about Colorado mining history and gain an appreciation for current facts and laws that govern the industry today. Experience the deep and rich American mining history of Central City. Visit the famous Gregory Diggings, ghost towns, and mine ruins, and enjoy scenic views along the way.
CHAFFEE UNDERGROUND GOLD MINE COMBO PACKAGE
- Adult Ages 15+
- Youth Ages 5-14
- Senior Ages 60+
Dig for Gold in the Chaffee Mine
Groups of 4 or more.
We begin our tour at the visitor center in Central City and travel throughout the “Richest Square Mile On Earth” where we visit ghost towns, visit the famous Gregory Diggins, mine ruins, photo op stops, picnic stop, gold panning, sift earth treasures, look down old mine shafts and more. Then it’s off to the Chaffee underground gold mine. This package includes a wonderful combination of fun activities, Gilpin History Museum and rich Colorado mining history Your experience will be nothing short of amazing. You get to keep your gold diggins.
For safety reasons due to uneven terrain in the mine, wheelchairs, walking canes and crutches are not allowed.