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A small but historic park. Great place to spend 15-60 mins.

The gold rush in CA was so historic. So many lives changed... and the massive wheels at this place... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Jonathan L
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San Ramon
Very impressive legacy of the massive mining operations in this area

This is a cool place to stop while driving around the historical sites and vineyards around... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Chip D
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San Francisco, California
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Dec 1, 2018
“A small but historic park. Great place to spend 15-60 mins.”
Mar 3, 2018
“Very impressive legacy of the massive mining operations in this area”
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The gold rush in CA was so historic. So many lives changed... and the massive wheels at this place show the great lengths people went for what is now known as a debacle. But it's so important to study and understand the history of our amazing country. This is just such a
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This is a cool place to stop while driving around the historical sites and vineyards around Jackson, CA.
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This is a historical view back into the days of the California Gold Rush and later gold mining in Amador County. There are different informational areas on a walk up a steep hill, although people with mobility issues can drive to the top of the hill to look overview some of the
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Wonderful piece of gold rush history preserved for all to see for free. The bad thing is once darkness falls on this nice park unsavory people like to dwell in it and leave their trash for others to cleanup the next day.
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It is small but very interesting. We went when it was 104 outside but there is shade. You must see the mine itself to go along with this.
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