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Big Thunder Gold Mine

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Big Thunder Gold Mine

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tradhunter2020 wrote a review Sep 14
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We had a great time up at the claim. Very informative and well guided. The kids were entertained for the entire time (4 hours). We founds about 8 small pieces of gold during this time. Very cool experience. Thanks again!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Rick J wrote a review Sep 13
Victoria, Texas32 contributions5 helpful votes
A very nice tour. The group was 20 though, and the guide did not always wait until everybody was close to start talking so stay close to him. It was a lot of interesting information though. We did not do the gold panning so I';m not sure how good that was.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Minnesota Traveler wrote a review Sep 11
Chanhassen, Minnesota1,656 contributions96 helpful votes
Spent an hour or so panning for gold at the mine. Although we never hit the big pay day we had a good time learning how to pan for gold. My son had a blast. We didn’t take the tour however have before and if you have the time it’s worth the short venture into the mine.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Becky H wrote a review Sep 10
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I did the gold panning. Instructor wasn't very pleasant. Found a speck of gold! It was okay for $12.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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K9wats wrote a review Sep 9
Elizabeth, Colorado1 contribution
We did the half day claim gold panning. We had a great time learning and even brought home some gold. We would definitely recommend.
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