Come.........take a step back in time when you visit the historic Gold Bug Mine.
Listen to a California Gold Rush miner tell about the tools he used to get at that elusive yellow metal - GOLD!
As you enter the 352' drift of this historic hard rock mine, you will feel the cool air brush against your face.
Bring a picnic lunch. Take a relaxing hike. Check out the gold rush museum and tour the Hendy Stamp Mill. Visit Hattie's Gift shop for snacks and souvenirs.
Gold Bug Park promises to be a wonderful experience for you and your family.
Plan your next visit:
Field Trip Ideas
Guided tours for both schools and private groups provide information on the Gold Rush hard rock mining period. The Gold Bug Mine is the main feature of the tour and includes the Hendy Stamp Mill and the Priest mine. More field trip ideas...
Enjoy a picnic or party along the stream at one of several picnic areas. Take your group on a tour of Gold Bug Mine, or try out some Gem Panning. Large groups are encouraged to rent the Pavilion. Plan a birthday or group party...
Visit the Park
Several activities and sites are available within the park, as well as trails to walk and to just enjoy the serenity of the foothills along the streambed. Explore activities at Gold Bug Park...
Gold Bug Park is in its 30th year as an historical attraction!