Fodor's Expert Review Bachelor-Syracuse Mine Tour

Ouray Mine

On this hour-long tour, visitors trek 1,500 feet into one of the region's great silver mines. Tour guides are actual miners and they explain various mining techniques and point out remaining silver veins and other mineral deposits. Tours depart every hour, and light jackets are wise year-round, as it's chilly in the mine. Gold-panning lessons in the adjacent stream are included in the tour price. On summer weekends, come early for a tasty, inexpensive breakfast.

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Quick Facts

1222 County Rd. 14
Ouray, Colorado  81427, USA

970-325–0220

www.bachelorsyracusemine.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $16, Closed Nov.–late May

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