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.