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Independence Mine State Historical Park, Wasilla
(4.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Independence Mine State Historical Park is located in Wasilla. Put Independence Mine State Historical Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Wasilla holiday planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Brilliant. Make sure you go on the ranger led tour of 1 hour because they unlock about 6 big buildings and take you to see inside which are as they were and really fascinating including bum rooms kitc...  more »
  • Requires plenty of hiking, but views are definitely worth it! Make sure to hike Gold Cord Lake Trail to see the hidden beauty of a small lake almost on the top of mountain ridge. 
  • Spent several hours walking around the site and enjoying the fabulous scenery. Some buildings have been restored and one can enter, others are in a seriously delapidated state and yet others have coll...  more »
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  • Stunning location and a great place to hike around. The exhibits are interesting and there are plenty of informational signs as you walk around. My one complaint is that, for some unknown reason, we were not allowed to drive up to the parking lot right next to the mine but rather had to park in the lot a mile down the road.
  • A scenic drive into the mountains reveals a piece of Alaska's true past. The ruins of a traditional sourdough goldmine is here, preserved for all to see and experience. You might even find some gold. The tours of the mineshafts are amazing!
  • Great landscape.. wasn't too crowded.. but the vistor center was closed..
  • Hatchers Pass is a great experience and should not be missed. The directions on this site, however, are worthless. The directions were to a location in Wasilla!!!!
  • Great place to visit during the summer. Buried in snow during the winter. The tour was fun, too.