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:

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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!