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Hill Annex Mine State Park

Calumet, MN
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Calumet
Description: Tour an iron mine or hunt for fossils in this formation that is over 80 million years old.
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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123 reviews 123 reviews
62 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and I recently went on the mine tour on our way up to Scenic State Park. The tour was interesting and the guide, Lauren, a former miner, was very informative. There were some cons to this tour however: 1. The tour was on a very hot bus. Though there was supposedly air conditioning, we couldn't feel it and... More

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West Salem, WI
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

My family took a bus tour of Hill Annex Mine & found it very interesting. It's a hour & a half long bus tour through out the abandoned mine. We had a very informative guide who at one time was a miner himself. Along the route the bus does stop & you do get to get out for a very... More

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

We stayed for 2 tours here. The first was a fossil tour -- good thing it was early, because the hill is mostly unshaded. Don't expect to come home with perfect fossils, and do come prepared -- a shovel, bucket, and screen would have been an enormous help, not to mention bug spray and sunscreen. The guide was knowlegeable and... More

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