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fun to see how the miners lived and where they worked

The Eureka Mine is on the way up or down the road to Aguereberry Point so is easy to access if you... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2018
Alan B
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Annapolis, Maryland
A little eerie

Was traveling solo, drove out to this mine. No one was there. Felt a little eerie. Hard to believe... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
Jean L
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Whitestone, New York
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Aguereberry Point Road, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

The Eureka Mine is on the way up or down the road to Aguereberry Point so is easy to access if you are already shaking yourself up on the not so great road. This was the only mine we ended up getting to in DV...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Was traveling solo, drove out to this mine. No one was there. Felt a little eerie. Hard to believe someone lived out her with such few access to food, water,etc You can see railroad like tracks. Where could they have gone to?? I din not...More

1  Thank Jean L
Reviewed November 13, 2017

The Eureka Mine, for me at least, is a place to take a look at your hopes and dreams and maybe make a decision or two. It is also a bit sad, the mine in pieces, never to be used again. A man, Pete Aguereberry,...More

6  Thank elizabethlascheid
Reviewed March 30, 2017

... you're driving to the Charcoal Kilns, Wildrose Peak trail or Aguereberry Point (which I do NOT recommend - go to Dantes View or Zabriskie Point instead). Get out of your car and plan on spending 30 to 90 minutes exploring this mine and read...More

Thank PaulTheRunner
Reviewed March 14, 2017

As part of the adventure (6 miles of incredible "washboard") that's the road out to Aguereberry Point (Do it!), stop by here to see a bit of gold mining history. Read the extensive comments, here, by OhioHick (and in the park brochure) - there aren't...More

Thank Charlie K
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a very accessible mine off Emigrant Pass road in death valley NP. The road itself is unmarked but there is a brown and white sign noted the place of interest. It's an unpaved road but you don't need a 4by4. The mine and...More

1  Thank sheryllmarshall
Reviewed May 14, 2016

The Eureka Mine site is a very interesting piece of the mining history in Death Valley and pretty easy to visit as it is just a short drive along the Aguereberry Point Road (less than 1.5 miles from the junction with the Emigrant Canyon Road)....More

2  Thank OhioHick
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