Re: Best mines to visit - Be safe
Posted by Barney on February 01, 2003 at 22:36:22:
In Reply to: Best mines to visit posted by Lewis Montgomery on January 30, 2003 at 22:21:13:
Another thing to remember is to carry water and stay with your vehicle if you get lost. A few years ago, a group of German tourists went out to Butte Valley and never returned. In the middle of summer, it is best not to stray too far from well-traveled roads. The park service has a lot of good ideas on their website for safe travel. Please heed their warnings, and come back alive! Mines can be safer than the great outdoors.