This Hike Into An Abandoned Silver Mine In Idaho Is Terrifyingly Fun

Mining is a huge part of Idaho’s history. There’s really no telling what Idaho would look like today if silver mining hadn’t taken off like it did in the Gem State. It turns out there’s one hiking trail in Idaho’s Silver Valley that lets you experience our mining history firsthand. The Pulaski Tunnel Trail leads you through a breathtaking bit of forest and straight to an abandoned silver mine shaft. However, this isn’t just any ol’ silver mine. There’s a fascinating story behind this mine shaft and how this hiking trail got its name. Keep reading to learn all about it and plan to experience this trail for yourself!

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Did you know the story behind this abandoned silver mine? There’s really no better combination than hiking and history. Check out this Stunning Canyon Hike In Idaho That Leads You To A Beautiful Old Ranch for another fascinating hike with remnants of Idaho’s past.