Explore An Old Gold Mine 1,800-Feet Below The Surface On This Can’t Miss Tour In Colorado

Before Colorado even became a state, folks were flocking to it in search of striking it rich via the gold rush. As luck would have it, the Centennial State would turn out to be incredibly lucrative, which drew more and more people in and helped the area grow and expand into a thriving state. While we learn about Colorado’s mining history in school, it can still be hard to picture, which is why we are thankful for places like the Argo Mill and its hands-on tours:

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Address: Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel, 2350 Riverside Dr, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA