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Garnet Mine Tours

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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

Address:

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

Phone:

518-251–2706

Sight Details:

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

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