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Empire Mine Historic State Park

The Empire Mine Historic State Park is a great place to visit for all ages.  The park is open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm* and located 5 minutes from downtown Grass Valley.  Step back in time and see an important park of California's…
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Empire Mine

Spring at the historic Empire Mine State Park is a great place to visit for all ages.  The park is open 7 days a week from 10am-5pm* and located 5 minutes from downtown Grass Valley.  Step back in time and see an important park of California's…
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Nevada City Walking Tour

Nevada City Walking Tour offers a great way to check out points of historical interest, gold mining artifacts and a brief intro to the history of our gold mining town.  Pick up the map at the Nevada City Chamber (or the Outside Inn's office)…
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Empire Mine State Historic Park

Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley is a great place to spend a couple of hours, whether you're a visitor to the area, a local or attending a wedding.  The park is set in the location of the oldest, largest and richest mine in California.…
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Malakoff Diggins Loop Trail

Looking for an outdoor adventure?  Check out Malakoff State Historic Park, the park has many miles of trails to compliment the rich mining history it offers visitors.  The stark, moonscape land formations are the result of hydraulic gold…
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Top 5 Things to Do with Kids

Contributed by Kathy Spoto Here are my top five things to do with kids in Nevada County on a sunny day.  First up, pull on your cowboy boots and gallop over to Purpose Ranch.  Wranglers welcome visitors to make friends with 26…