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Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

11 locals recommend
Location
23579 North Bloomfield Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
Phone+1 530-265-2740

Tips from locals

Milano'S Inn
Milano'S Inn
January 19, 2019
Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park is nestled amongst the pine-studded chaparral forest of the Sierra Nevada Foothills and is home to California’s largest hydraulic gold mine. The 3,000-acre park encompasses the town of North Bloomfield and the historic Diggins site, which allows visitors to step…
Nicholas
Nicholas
December 18, 2018
Nestled amongst the pine-studded chaparral forest of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Malakoff Diggins is home to California’s largest hydraulic gold mine. The 3,000-acre park encompasses the town of North Bloomfield and the historic Diggins site, which allows visitors to step back in time and…
Jennifer
Jennifer
July 22, 2018
Visual depiction of the history of mining and how it impacted the area ecologically. Great visitor center and ghost town relics. Call to make sure it's open.
Betsy
Betsy
March 21, 2018
Created in 1965, Malakoff Diggins preserves the exciting and controversial story of hydraulic gold mining during the California Gold Rush. Hydraulic miners at Malakoff Diggins blew away entire hillsides with highly-pressurized water in their quest for gold, leading to erosion and silt in Northern…
Justin
Justin
February 19, 2018
Hiking, history, and a ghost town