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September 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Local Royalty – the Nelson Queen Mine with Guide Andrew Cohen (ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT!)
Wednesday September 16
Did you know that at one time in Park City’s mining history there was considerable interest in a mine on the east side of what is now the Jordanelle Reservoir? Join this hike along the Jordanelle trail an up a hidden canyon complete with active beaver ponds to explore the Nelson Queen Mine and discover its unique and interesting story. This hike is moderate difficulty and will require about 4 hours.
Image: One of George Wanning’s famous parties, thrown for the Bohemian Club, in 1911. This event took place at Peaceful Valley, a ranch owned by W.H. Nelson near the Nelson-Queen mine properties, which is under the Jordanelle Reservoir today.
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