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Hangtown's Gold Bug Park, Placerville
(4.4/5 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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  • Stopped with kids on the way from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe. The staff were really enthusiastic and informative. Do take time to see the gold extracting area too. 
  • This mine in Placerville is easy to reach from Hwy. 50; the exit street, Bedford Ave., is well marked. The site has two parts. The lower part includes a small gift shop, a picnic area (no food is sold...  more »
  • Kind of fun to walk into a rock tunnel. It make you appreciate the amount of labor required to dig through rock. The people are friendly and the museum is nice but after an hour or so we were ready to...  more »