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good scenic park for the family

i really enjoy coming here with my family. i like to walking the hills and go see the old mine. my... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
michael a
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globe
Interesting place to combine exercise and history.

Arriving in Globe for an overnight stay on the way to Phoenix, we looked for an area to take a... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
8OOT
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Farmington, New Mexico
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The Old Dominion Mine Park is a unique, not-to-be-missed, community gem that is both educational and fun. There are things for people of all ages to enjoy, including a mining-themed playground, signs about history and geology/mining, old mining...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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161 Murphy St, Globe, AZ 85501-1049
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

i really enjoy coming here with my family. i like to walking the hills and go see the old mine. my kid loves the park with the childrens zip line. it is a must for the whole family.

Thank michael a
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Arriving in Globe for an overnight stay on the way to Phoenix, we looked for an area to take a walk. We found this park a good place to hike along the gravel paths with some uphill stretches. Old mining equipment, along with informational signs,...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

After reading the reviews, we had higher expectations of the park. There was old mining equipment scattered across a large area that you walk along. The hikes were basically routes up the hill that led to dead-ends without a "destination" at the end of the...More

1  Thank Sarah T
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is a great park that has a lot of historical information and great trails. This was a great way to stretch our legs after a long drive, and we learned a lot about mining and Globe. Great playground for kids, lots of stationary displays.

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

We only had an hour to walk thru this park, so an extended hike wasn't in the cards. We took the flat, interactive path thru the park in an effort to see what copper mining was like in the past. While there were some boards...More

1  Thank SalfromIL
Reviewed May 17, 2017

You learn a lot about how this mine was started, get to see some of the equipment that was used for mining, there is a small playground area for kids, and plan on a whole day there to really get the most out of it....More

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

My dog and I visit the Old Dominion several times a week. My favorite view and frequent picnic breakfast spot is the compass at the top of Buffalo Butte Trail, but I also enjoy the rocks and views from Mine Cycle Circle Trail. I love...More

Thank Thea W
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Very interesting history and facts about the mining industry. Only problem we had was overshooting it once, and then just barely seeing the sign. The sign needs to be bigger so travelers won't miss this excellent attraction.

1  Thank Pengirl1
Reviewed February 20, 2017

As new residents to Globe, my husband and I were pleasantly surprised when we visited this park because it has much to offer to the local community and visitors. For new residents and visitors passing through the park has great signage describing the Old Dominion...More

1  Thank aplantnerd2017
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I think we got in near to 3 miles walking around this fun park. There is lots of old mining equipment and a description for each and maps for how the mine used to be. Very cool and informative. Dog and kid friendly.

1  Thank DoubledeeAZ
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