The Country Boy Mine is located in the famous French Gulch area, where gold was discovered by a miner named French Pete in 1860. This valley was abundantly rich in gold, silver, lead and zinc and played a meaningful role in the gold rush of Breckenridge. French Gulch is home
This will be the Country Boy Mine’s 24th summer season of offering mine tours and gold panning! For years we have been giving mine tours and teaching gold panning, finding gold, raising donkeys and meeting great people from all over the world!! This year we will be celebrating 131 years since
Thanks for another great season! We will reopen May 2018.
We look forward to another year of mine tours and gold panning.