PALMER GULCH DRIVE

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A diverse set of trails, a diverse list of destinations and close to Hill City.

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

The White Horse Gulch Water Crossing is a nice feature worth visiting.

Old buildings to watch for include: Tin Queen Cabin, Spring Creek Road Cabin, and the old Tin Queen Cabin.

Ghost towns with none or little evidence remaining, include; Oblivion Ghost Town, and the Oreville Ghost Town.

Historic mines in the area include: Eureka Mine, Hill City Mine, Tin Center Mine, Samelias Tin Mine and Tin Queen Mine. The Eureka Mine has an old mining road hiking trail to its location.

If you enjoy waterfalls, watch for Willow Creek Falls, and if you enjoy lakes watch for Sunday Gulch Lake and Mitchell Lake. Other natural features include Sylvan Peak and Medicine Mountain.

Places to Visit:

EUREKA MINE 1

EUREKA MINE 1 HIKING TRAIL

SAMELIAS TIN MINE

Other Places to Visit:

Parking:

Center map

Decimal Degrees: 43.8979001, -103.5361969

Trailhead:

CHINA TRAILHEAD

Connecting Drives:

GOLD MOUNTAIN DRIVE

TIGERVILLE DRIVE

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