GOLD MOUNTAIN MINE DRIVE

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Close to Hill City. Ride into the old Hill City mining district. See a restored mine and numerous other evidence of mining history. The railroad went through here. Watch for evidence of Railroad history.

There are a number of historic gold mines in this area. Most require hiking. However, evidence of the mines are present at the site, making for great picture taking and visual enjoyment.

The Civilian Conservation Corp was active in this area. An old 1935 CCC truck can be viewed. Other markers are available to read and buildings to visit.

Gold mines in the area include; Empire Mine, Gold Mountain Mine, Golden Slipper Mine, Tigerville Glory Holes and Joe Dollar Mine.
If you are willing to hike a distance, railroad evidence like Tunnel A or Tunnel B can be seen.
Peaks in the are include Samelias Peak and Mount Warner.
Watch for water features like Newton Lake, Marshall Gulch Pond, Gordon Gulch Pond, Gordon Gulch Creek, and Burnt Fork Lake.

Places to Visit:
1935 GMC TRUCK

BULLOCK CABIN

BURNT FORK LAKE

CHINA GULCH POND

GORDON GULCH CREEK

GORDON GULCH POND

HILL CITY CCC BARRACKS

EMPIRE MINE POWERHOUSE

GOLDEN SLIPPER MINE

HORSE CREEK MULTIPLE WATER CROSSINGS

JOE DOLLAR MINE

LOG CANYON OVERLOOK

MARSHALL GULCH MULTIPLE WATER CROSSINGS

MARSHALL GULCH POND

Other Places to Visit:

Parking:

Center map

Decimal Degrees: 43.9649,-103.6103

Trailhead:

TIGERVILLE TRAILHEAD

Connecting Drives:

REDFERN DRIVE

ROCHFORD/MYSTIC DRIVE

TIGERVILLE DRIVE

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