Brand new to Country Boy Mine! Be part of the story as you meet some of Breckenridge’s historic characters including the Doctor, the Banker, the Outlaw and the Marshal as YOU become part of the action!
Colorado Gold Rush Experience
Join one of our historic guided tours and explore our private mine site and attractions while we help you explore Breckenridge’s amazing gold mining history and show you some awesome views (and our historical artifacts). Once you have completed the tour enjoy a real hot chocolate around a log fire. If you’d rather just do it yourself, we also have snow shoes you can rent to explore our private mine site and the thousands of acres of trails that connect to us.
Snow Shoeing – Guided or Self Service
"My daughter, granddaughter and I found the ‘Country Boy Mine Historic Snowshoe Tour” to be a most worthwhile investment of two hours time in fabulous Breckenridge. From the attractively constructed old mine town buildings where the experience began, to the panning for gold at the conclusion of our snowshoe adventure, everything was both interesting and enjoyable.
Much information concerning the history of the mining operations was shared. We found everyone, from the proprietors to the friendly and knowledgeable guides (pointing out tracks of ermine in the snow), going the extra mile to make our memories of the experience warm,
pleasurable to be remembered! It was obvious to the three of us that they loved both their country and folk like us who visit it. I know that I will return with guests to share the joy and do it all over again!
Take a ride in a hand build sleigh drawn by Betsy, our 1940s tracked pickup. Betsy has the pulling power to take you high through our magically lit historical trail to get you to our stunning views of Breckenridge. Once you have completed the tour enjoy a real hot chocolate around a log fire.
Go 1000 ft into Summit County’s only real gold mine tour. See our new gold and silver ore strike. Witness the Widowmaker in action! Learn all about life (and death) down a gold mine.
Eureka Creek runs deep through the mountain carrying all types of minerals with it, including GOLD! Come pan Eureka Creek and take home the profits of a good day panning.
Our burros are miniature donkeys, which were used extensively in gold mine times. Come meet and pet Goldie and Darn. They are VERY cute!
Meet the Burros
As well as corn hole toss, horse shoe throwing, giant Jenga and rope quoits to keep the family entertained, you can also try your hand at axe throwing.
See real mining exhibits, learn about the 1880’s in Breckenridge and learn about gold towns.
Explore the historic trail
Yep, that's a word! Go hunting for beautiful stones to take home on a special section of our hillside. Plenty of great souvenirs to find.
Climb up the pathway to our crazy miner’s cabin for the awesome views, and to see the ruins of Country Boy Mine’s first mine tunnel and steam powered tramway building.
Our historic mining cabin is packed with puzzles for you to crack as you race against the clock. Riddles, codes to crack and much more to give your brains a work out.
Historic Puzzle Room
Take a trip up our hill on Betsy, our antique farm truck and save the hike up! (and/or down!)