AAA Editor Notes
Capelton Mines, 800 ch. Capleton, is a journey through time. Visitors travel by wagon up the mountain to the copper mine's entrance. The temperature in the mine is 9 C (48 F). They then explore the shafts and galleries on foot for 2 hours accompanied by a guide who is as passionate about the site as the original miners were in the 1800s. Also on the 263-hectare (650-acre) site are nature trails, a physical fitness course and a mining museum.
Mine tour narration in English is available by reservation. Prospector tours also are available for an additional fee. Warm clothing and comfortable, waterproof walking shoes are recommended.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.