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Fascinating: IF you're into geology, gold mining.

To be frank, this isn't the most exciting place to visit, but if you are a history buff, interested... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2016
Vince F
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Folsom, California
Interesting but not much here

This area is a relic from the old mining days. It was used for Sluice type of mining. Anyway it is... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2015
bstrvl55711
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Dallas, Texas
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Sep 6, 2018
“High Hopes Dashed by Neglect”
May 17, 2018
“Historical perspective”
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Difficult to find access point, steep hills throughout, overgrown with bushes, signs of homeless encampments, trash, did not feel safe with small child.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

This Chinese Diggings Historical is just good but not very good. This has some good relics but there aren't too many of those.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

To be frank, this isn't the most exciting place to visit, but if you are a history buff, interested in the gold mining days of California, or an engineering buff, this site is sure to please you. It is a series of very deep, vertical...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Vince F
Reviewed September 9, 2015

If you are hanging out at the nearby outlets, going to the nearby movie theaters, or are just in the area and looking to spend a few minutes exploring a little history, this may be worthwhile. Access is just off the parking lot behind the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Steven W
Reviewed April 7, 2015

This area is a relic from the old mining days. It was used for Sluice type of mining. Anyway it is pretty interesting walking around. I had been out here before as a kid and remember some small caves that look to be filled in....More

Date of experience: April 2015
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