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Elkhorn Mining Co.

Visit our mining sluice to pan for gold, gems, and fossils at the mining sluice. This interactive attraction is located beside the Woodland Express Train Station and the pony rides. Guests have two options at the mine. They can either purchase an empty pail and scoop the mining rough in our mine, or they can purchase a bucket with pre-packaged mining rough.

Availability:
Spring & Fall: 
Elkhorn Mine has limited availability on weekends only (closed weekdays) during the spring (April – June) and fall (September & October). 

July & August: Open daily (weather permitting) during July and August.

Elkhorn Mine Pricing

Pail (Includes trip into mine):
$12/large pail

*This option includes entering the mine and scooping your own rough before panning in the sluice.

Pre-packaged Bucket of mining rough:
$12/large pre-packaged bucket
$20/jumbo pre-packaged bucket

*Prepackaged options do not include going into the mine before panning in the sluice.

*All attractions are weather permitting and are subject to change without notice.

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