Northern Nevada is the Nation's largest gold producer. Free tours of the area gold mines attract major attention.
Transportation for the tours is provided by the mining company. All participants are required to sign a waiver and participate in a safety/orientation meeting before each tour.
Children 6-18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
All participants are required to wear long pants and closed-toe shoes for tour. Sandals, shorts and tank tops are not allowed on the mine site.
Newmont Mining Corporation offers mining operation tours from April through October at the following locations:
Elko- tours Carlin Trend Mine
2nd Thursday of every month from 9am to noon. Contact Lisa Becker @ (775) 778-4068 or email @ Lisa.Becker@Newmont.com
Battle Mountain - tours Phoenix Mine
3rd Thursday of every month from 9am to noon. Contact Shar Peterson @ (775) 635-6640 or email @ Shar.Peterson@Newmont.com
Winnemucca - tours Twin Creeks Mine
4th Thursday of every month from 9am to noon. Contact Rhonda Zuraff @ (775) 778-2130 or email @ Rhonda.Zuraff@Newmont.com