The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands Sights

Garnet Mine Tours

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Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

The mine, started in 1878, is one of the largest garnet mines in the world. Guided tours, which include a walk through an open-pit mine, leave from the Gore Mountain Mineral Shop; you follow the guide in your car to the actual mines, at the base of Gore Mountain.

Sight Information


Burton Mine Rd., west off Rte. 28, North River, New York, 12856, United States



Sight Details:

  • $10
  • June–Labor Day, daily 9:30–5; after Labor Day–mid-Oct., Mon.–Sat. 9:30–5, Sun. 11–5

Published 07/22/2015


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