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El Dorado Gold Mine

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This two-hour tour of a historic, working gold mine begins with a ride aboard the Tanana Valley Railroad, a narrow gauge train. Passengers ride through a permafrost tunnel, past Fox Creek, to El Dorado Camp.

Visitors watch a modern sluice box in operation and listen to stories of life in the mining camps.

Enjoy a walking tour of the mining camp, then try your own hand at panning for gold. After complimentary cookies and coffee, board the train for the short ride back to the station, nine miles north of Fairbanks at Fox.

Location: 1975 Discovery Drive, Fairbanks Alaska 99709 Telephone 907-479-7613 Toll Free: 866-479-6673

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(North Pole) Alaska Horseback Guides
(Fairbanks) Beaver Sports
(Fairbanks) Big Dipper Ice Rink
(Fort Wainwright) Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area
(Fairbanks) El Dorado Gold Mine
(Fairbanks) Fairbanks Area Hiking Club

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09/23 Coming to The Fairbanks area