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Independence Mine State Historical Park

Mile 0.7 Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK 99654
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  • Description - Independence Mine State Historical Park

    Learn what it was like to live and work in one of Alaska's largest gold mining camps. Begin your tour of the Independence Mine State Historical Park at the Mine Mangers's House, which houses the Visitor Center and museum. Inside you'll see displays about mining, natural history and the Independence Mine story. Take a self-guided interpretive tour through the mine camp. Sign up for a guided tour that takes you inside some of the mining camp's historic buildings. Pan for gold. It's allowed in the park with a pan and shovel only. Visit the Assay Office to view displays explaining assaying, retorting and other mining techniques.

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