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Eagle and High Peak Mine

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Address: End of C St, Julian, CA 92036
Phone Number: 760 765 0036
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Fun step into the past

Enjoyed our step into the past. This informative fun tour helped us in vision what mining was like in the 1870s-1930s. The tour included a walking tour through 2 mines shafts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Oceanside, California
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Oceanside, California
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28 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our step into the past. This informative fun tour helped us in vision what mining was like in the 1870s-1930s. The tour included a walking tour through 2 mines shafts taking us deeeeep into the mountain. Low overheads and 1 steep flight of stairs may be a challenge for some with limited mobility. Learned how to pan for gold.... More 

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Modesto, California
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547 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister, niece, great niece and me decided to check out this place while visiting Julian. It sounded like an interesting attraction and did turn out to be a fun little adventure. It was rated as the number one activity in Julian on Trip Advisor as well. Arriving at the entrance to this place on a busy Saturday we weren't... More 

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Long Beach, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very knowledgeable guides and they made it fun and informative. they kept the groups small so everyone could enjoy

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was about an hour. Informative and fun. When we visited, it was raining heavily, but we could still go on the trail, and it was relatively dry insidethere

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Thank Manfei W
Pioneertown, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We got to take a tour of this amazing place AND got to pan for our own gold! Both the Paul's are quite knowledgable and personable. Would highly recommend this place! Thank you.

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2 Thank jessica f
Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Since the mine had its original equipment the visit is like travel in time. We walk from Julian, it's only 4 blocks away from main road. Also the path to the mine, surrounded by pines was very nice.

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2 Thank GGNaumis
London
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

It was a bit disorganised at the start but we turned up without bookings at 3pm on Christmas Eve so, on reflection, unsurprising Craig, the grandson of the original owner showed us around. He really made the tour with anecdotes from his childhood. You walk through two mines and need to be able to climb up a ladder. It's only... More 

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Santee, California
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I brought my mom here for something "new" to do. We did find walking through the mine interesting but we were in a group that was much too large. Not sure how many people but we were at the back and only 2 times did we get to hear anything she was saying. Seeing the conditions and the equipment the... More 

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Glendale, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Last weekend we had an opportunity to visit one of our favorite destination Julian, CA. During the trip we came across the Eagle Mining Companies Gold Mine Tour. The mine has been running tours since the late 1940’s, family owned, and a wonderful six block side trip from Julian’s main street and the excellent lunch with pie found the Apple... More 

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Lomita, California
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We spent a couple of hours all combined with the mine tour and looking at the displays and talking to the people of the history of the area. They were all very friendly and informative. The tour is only $10.00 for adults and lasts about an hour. This was one of the best tours we have been on, very informative... More 

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