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Hangtown's Gold Bug Park, Placerville

Categories: Nature & Parks, Mines, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
Entry into Gold Mine with audio wand

Stamp mill building and Black smith shop

Gift shop and small museum

Picnic areas along the stream or for groups in the Liberty Pavillion

About 2 total miles of short hiking trails for families to enjoy the park
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  • Self-guided tour of the mine was informative and easy to use. Highlights for us were the walking trails with trail guide, and a visit to the Stamp Mill (docent lead) and Blacksmith Shop (awesome livin...  read more »
  • We learned alot about gold mining that we didn't know. All the guides are volunteers & very knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed it. 
  • Went here on a Tuesday, so not crowded at all. Started at the self-guided mine tour of the Gold Bug mine, my 6 foot tall husband had to keep ducking to avoid banging his helmet (thank goodness we were...  read more »
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