Hike Through Gold Mine History - Iowa Hill

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Hike Through Gold Mine History - Iowa Hill

Mon. 10am. (Temporarily unavailable due to conditions). This 1.5 mile guided hike tells the story of hydraulic mining -- how gold was extracted from the surrounding hills using high-pressure water hoses. As you meander up Iowa Hill, authentic mining artifacts dot the landscape. At the top a restored boardinghouse (c. 1868) provides a glimpse into miners' lives. offered year round (snowshoe hike in the winter); weather dependent. Begins at Iowa Hill Trailhead off Airport Rd.


$20/adult (ages 13+), $15/child (ages 4-12)​; $5 discount for guests with own snowshoes.
Ticket purchase & pre-registration required
Program Times: 
Days of the week: 
Start date: 
Sunday, October 28, 2018
End date: 
Friday, June 7, 2019

Where is the activity?

Iowa Hill Trailhead - see directions above
Airport Road