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Capital Prize Gold Mine

Capital Prize Gold Mine

Visitors walk over 1,000 feet (the longest walking tour in the State) into the mountain and view discovered gold veins, mining machinery and tools. Walk into a “stope” and experience what it was like to work by candlelight. Learn about drilling, blasting and mucking and the importance of mining back in the wild west. Today, the Capital Prize is an active mine and visitors will see a modern prospecting operation that includes dredges, sluice boxes, classifiers and shaker tables. Instead of gold panning, visitors “mine” an ore specimen from 1,000 feet in the stope; then we take it out of…

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