AAA Editor Notes
Old Victoria, 4 mi. s.w. on a paved road near the Victoria dam, is a partially restored late 19th-century company town. Mines opened 1847-49 and operated until 1921. Guided tours include a house tour of three log houses and a sauna. A single-cabin tour also is available. A ruins walk, offered by appointment only, explores the ruins of the mining town of Victoria. A fourth log house, now the visitor center, includes displays, pictures and books showcasing mining days.Hiking trails are on the grounds.Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.