Independence Mine State Historical Park, Palmer

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The Independence Mine State Historical Park’s visitor center and Friends of State Parks bookstore will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Guided walking tours of the Independence Mine complex available three times a day: at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays.

Vehicle access to the park is from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays.

Please note that the gate on the 1-mile access road to the historic mine and visitor center will be closed at all other times, including Mondays and Tuesdays.

The park will remain open to pedestrian use at all times, with visitor parking available at the Independence Mine Bowl parking lot.

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  • We drove up Hatcher Pass to see the Independence Mine not really knowing what to expect. It was very fascinating and interesting to wander around the gold mine town and see all of the old buildings... 
    We drove up Hatcher Pass to see the Independence Mine not really knowing what to expect. It was very fascinating and interesting to wander around the gold mine town and see all of the old buildings...  more »
  • This was an afterthought, but we were nearby, so stopped by. We were very happy we visited as this was well worth the stop? There is a self guided walking path through the areas of the mining... 
    This was an afterthought, but we were nearby, so stopped by. We were very happy we visited as this was well worth the stop? There is a self guided walking path through the areas of the mining...  more »
  • It was pouring rain, but still fun to see. Would have been a 5 if there had been more buildings open and/or guides. 
    It was pouring rain, but still fun to see. Would have been a 5 if there had been more buildings open and/or guides.  more »

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