Crystal Gold Mine

51931 Silver Valley Rd.
Kellogg, ID 83837- Map It
(208) 783-4653

AAA Editor Notes

Crystal Gold Mine is off I-90 exit 54 (Big Creek Rd.) westbound or I-90 exit 51 (N. Division St.) eastbound at 51931 Silver Valley Rd. The guided underground tours conducted by experienced miners provide an interesting glimpse into the hand-labor, hard-rock mining of the late 1800s. Gold, silver and smithsonite are visible inside the mine. The temperature inside the mine is 48 F; visitors should dress appropriately. Camping is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
(includes 1 hour of gold panning Apr.-Sept.) $12; $11 (ages 65+); $8.50 (ages 4-16); $45 (family, two adults and three children, $5 for each additional child).
Hours: Tours depart every 15 to 30 minutes daily 9-6, May 1-Sept. 15; 10-4, Feb. 1-Apr. 30 and Sept. 16-Dec. 31. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.