Hangtown's Gold Bug Park, Placerville

4.4
Great for an inexpensive fun family outing. Historic gold mine tours, museum, blacksmith shop, stamp mill, hiking trails, panning troughs and gift shop.
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  • Planned on Apple Hill but ended up here for the afternoon. So glad we stopped, lots of great history and much to learn and see. Would love to stop again when in the area.  more »
  • Wasn't sure what we were in for, but were delighted with the customer service, the excitement from people onsite, and what we all found out. Was a really neat experience!  more »
  • Stamp mill, mine shaft and gift shop make this the place to visit. Take a hike or have a picnic. Seems like you are in the woods a mere mile out of town.  more »
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  • It was a great place to learn about the gold and pioneer times. A nice hike up a hill and you can see a black smith and look at gems found around Basecamp
  • Historical fun for the kiddos! Gold panning was inexpensive and super fun! The mine was cool too! Just make sure that you bring a jacket for inside! Make sure to take a look in the gift shop and to visit the blacksmith!
  • Thanks to Cindy and all the team for looking after us during our visit (gosh I hope I have her name right). The mighty John up at the Blacksmith was a brilliant gentleman showing us his craft. Keep up the great work everyone, we had a great time.
  • It only open Saturday and sunday clearly marked on a hand carved sign.
  • Great small adventures trip. Good for ghe whole family!
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