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Gold-Panning in Summit County, CO

History comes alive - plus the dream of "striking it rich" - with gold panning on your Summit County vacation! Gold is what first brought adventurers & fortune hunters out west & it can still be found in places near Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco & Keystone. You might find a gold nugget, but you'll definitely have a fabulous time with this fun activity that's perfect for all ages.
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
One of the longest walking mine tours in the state, visitors walk over 1,000 feet into the mountain and see gold veins, mininng machinery and tools. Walk into a stope and experience what it was like to work a mine by candlelight. Learn about drilling, blasting and mucking and the importance of mining back in the wild west. Still an active mine, visitors can see a modern prospecting operation that inc... Read More
Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-5000
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-4405
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229