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Phoenix Gold Mine

Trail Creek Rd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 303-567-0422
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Long drive...

Only to discover that it closes early in the fall but doesn’t say so on its homepage Call before... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
david a
Tiverton, Rhode Island
via mobile
Awesome tour guide

It was a last minute outing and we really enjoyed our adventurer. The tour isn't very long to bad... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
East Patchogue, New York
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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Trail Creek Rd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Only to discover that it closes early in the fall but doesn’t say so on its homepage Call before making the drive!

Thank david a
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It was a last minute outing and we really enjoyed our adventurer. The tour isn't very long to bad you can't go further into the mine. But understandable for safety reasons. But the tour is still really interesting and cool. Brings you back in time....More

Thank roadcapt1
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The tour guide really enjoys his job and was very informative but the best part was the Chipmunks that sit right in your hand and eat the sunflowers they give you!

Thank Debra K
Reviewed 14 October 2017

CASH only is accepted and it is $10/person for the tour. $5 per person extra if you want to pan for gold. I gave this mine an average rating only because I really wished we could have gone deeper into the mine. They give you...More

Thank DivingTriP
Reviewed 29 September 2017

While the Phoenix Gold Mine IS small, it does provide a number of photo opportunities. For $10, a photographer can't go wrong. David DePastene was my tour guide, today. Most humorous, knowledgeable and a wealth of neat information, you can easily tell that he LOVES...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Toured this gold mine on our way through the region. It was information and directed towards visitors of all ages. Fun to see inside the mine, and learning to pan for gold afterwards was great. The opportunity to pan for gold in the creek was...More

Thank T S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a great time learning about gold mining! Our guide was fun and knowledgeable, it was cool to get to walk into a real gold mine and to see gold veins. We also paid the extra $5 to learn panning, the learning part was...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The tour is short but interesting. It's a little cool inside the mine so bring a light sweater or jacket. The tour guide is a miner who currently works in the active portion of the mine. He's an interesting personality, but if you can deal...More

Thank ColoTraveler_10
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Tour starts every 15 minutes or so. Great history that they tell you about. They also spent10 minutes teaching us how to pan for gold. Had fun and got some great pictures!

Thank Dotatbeach
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This tour is $10 to see just the mine and $10 just to pan for gold and $15 for both. The tour guide was great but this is more about funny stories and less about history. It literally takes 15 min and you get to...More

Thank 15michelleo
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Questions & Answers
Charlene K
28 November 2016|
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Response from Angie B | Property representative |
Hi Charlene, in the mine itself you are able to see a variety of minerals and ore all in its natural state. Our tour guides point these out to you during your guided tour. You will see gold, copper, iron and much more... More