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Silverton, Colorado – Guided Mine Tours

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Adults Ages 12+
Children Ages 4-11

Mine Tours in Silverton, Colorado

Tour Length: 11:00am-1:30pm (2.5 Hours)

This one hour guided tour via tram and easy walking takes you a 1/3 of a mile into Galena Mountain at 10,000 feet above sea level, where you will follow the vein and learn how hard rock mining was done. Your experienced “miner guide” will demonstrate authentic mining equipment used back in mining’s heyday!

Want to add a Lunch? $17.50 each. Box Lunch includes: Large sandwich, potato chips, candy bar, bottled water, and a souvenir “string backpack”. Sandwich choices are: Ham, roast beef, turkey or vegetarian.

This tour can also be combined with a scenic train ride. Click here for more information about our train ride package.

For the full San Juan Backcountry experience, we recommend our total package which allows you to add a round trip train ride and an overnight stay to any of our offerings! Please call for details.