The Whole Family Will Love A Visit To This Mining Park In Northern California

California’s Gold Rush days may be long gone, but there are plenty of ways to experience them to this day. For instance, Placerville is a wildly historic community located in El Dorado County. This quaint town of 10,000 people is home to a plethora of historic landmarks including century-old houses and businesses that you can explore. However, one of the most fascinating stops in “Hangtown” is a place called the Gold Bug Park and Mine. This mining park lets you get a glimpse of a real gold mine along with other amazing mining artifacts. The whole family will be totally infatuated with this place! Take a look:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you been to this delightful mining park? We’re pretty lucky to live in a place where you can still view fascinating places like this one. Be sure to take a look at our list of 15 Unique Day Trips In Northern California for more family-friendly destinations!