Notice: The mining sluice and pony rides are closed weekdays and only open on the weekends.
Visit Elkhorn Mining Co. and experience the wild west! Pan for gold, gems, and fossils at the mining sluice. This interactive attraction is located beside the Woodland Express Train Station. Here you can take a relaxing ride on the Woodland express and learn about our local wetlands. You’ll also get an up close look at our herd of elk. Also nearby is the Elkhorn Livery Stable where you can take a ride on a pony.
Grab a pail and venture into the mines!
Bring your mining rough and pan in our mining sluice! Recent finds include genuine emeralds, rubies, arrowheads, fossils, and so much more!
$12 per Large Pail
$7 for Small Pail
$12 Emerald & Ruby Bag
Saturday & Sunday
11:00am to 5:00pm
Monday through Friday
11:00am – 4:00pm
Elkhorn Livery Stable
Nearby the mining sluice you’ll find the stables. Here you can take a pony ride.
Pony Rides – 2 Tickets
Pony Ride Weight Limit 90lbs