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A little information on French Gulch

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

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Gold Mine Tours Breckenridge Colorado

Why you should visit the Country Boy Mine!

You get to go 1,000 ft underground. You get to wear a hard hat. You get to see and hear a rock drill. You get to pan for Gold. You get to pet donkeys. You get to slide down a 55 ft ore chute. Visit us today!

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We will reopen for the summer season on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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

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