Hill Annex Mine

Project Description

1/2 Hour Historic Mining Tour

Contact: Jordan Schaefer
880 Gary St
Calumet MN, 55719
Phone: 218-743-3362
Email: scenic.statepark@state.mn.us

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Hill Annex Mine State Park offers two different tours. Each runs 1.5 hours in length and is offered on Friday and Saturday, Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends.

Fossil Hunt:
Tour Time: 10:00 am
Hunt for fossils from the Cretaceous era and best of all you can keep what you find!

Historic Mine Tour:
Tour Times: 12:30 & 3:00 pm
Board a bus to trace the route miners took to get to work at the mine.

Go down in history with a tour of the Hill Annex Iron Mine. On the 1 1/2-hour open pit mine tour, visitors make a spectacular descent into mining's past. Learn about the mine operation, the people who worked here, and where they came from. Discover marine fossils in northern Minnesota. Get a sense of the mine's deep, rich history. Learn how this National Historic Site played an important role in state, national, and world history.Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next trip to the park!

Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next trip to the park!

Entrance to the park is on the north edge of Calumet along State Highway 169, halfway between Grand Rapids and Hibbing.


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