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Cody, Sheridan and Northern Wyoming Sights

Eagle Butte Coal Mine

  • 1810 S. Douglas Hwy. 59 Map It
  • Gillette
  • Mine

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At the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, 5 mi north of Gillette, shovels and haul trucks dwarf anything you're likely to see in a science-fiction movie. There's a surprising amount of wildlife, from falcons to deer to bobcats, dwelling in and around the huge pits. You can register for the summer tours of the mine at the Gillette Visitors Center.

Sight Information


Gillette Visitors Center, Flying J Travel Plaza, 1810 S. Douglas Hwy. 59, Gillette, Wyoming, 82716, United States

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307-686–0040; 800-544–6136

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours June–Aug., daily 9 am and 11 am


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