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el dorado county mine shaft entrance

Take a step back in time when you visit the historic Gold Bug Mine and Park in Placerville. As you enter the 352′ drift of this historic hard rock mine, you will feel the cool air brush against your face. The park features a stamp mill, museum, blacksmith, gem panning, gift shop and hiking trails over 61 acres of natural flora and fauna. Just one mile from Historic Main Street in Placerville.

Hours of operation:
10 am-4 pm daily April – October
10 am-4 pm weekends only (Sat. and Sun.) November-March

Fees:
Adults (18+): $12.00
Seniors 55+/Military: $10.00
Youth (6-17 yrs): $6.00
Kids 5 and under are Free

2635 Gold Bug Ln, Placerville, CA 95667


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