Walk A 1/4-Mile Through The Oldest And Richest Gold Mine In Southern Nevada At Eldorado Canyon

Hiding out in Eldorado Canyon, east of Nelson, is what’s considered the oldest and richest gold mine in Southern Nevada. Located less than an hour away from Las Vegas, it’s easy to write off this destination as just a unique tourist attraction – but it’s so much more than that. Eldorado Canyon and the Techatticup Mine are amazing pieces of Nevada history that should not be taken for granted. You can see for yourself exactly what kind of impact this place had on Nevada when you check out the gold mine tour that’s offered via reservation.

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Have you taken on this unique gold mine tour? Eldorado Canyon may be popular for photoshoots, but it’s obviously so much more than that! Share your thoughts on this historic destination with us in the comments below.

Address: Eldorado Canyon, Nevada 89046, USA