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Independence Mine State Historical Park

Click here for maps Description:  Gold mine operated until 1951.  Visitor's center and summertime tours
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How to find: 

Address:
Mat-Su/CB Area Park Office
HC 32 Box 6706
Palmer, AK 99645

Parent Organization:
Alaska DNR Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation
Contacts
Phone seasonal 907 745-2827
Area office 907 745-3975
E-mail pic@dnr.state.ak.us
URL
 Alaska Department of Natural Resources  www.dnr.state.ak.us/parks/units/indmine.htm 
Hours:
Date(s) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Visitor center open June 9 10-7 10-7 10-7 10-7 10-7 10-7 10-7
summer guided tours (from June 14) 1:00
3:00
4:30
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Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2007
price for tour:
10 > free    $5 60+ $3  
Special Fees: additional Day use parking fee $5
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Walk the grounds yourself or take a tour with a ranger in the summer
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period mostly 1940's Structures 15 Type of Site Mine/Industrial
Buildings:  Mining structures
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
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Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
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Nearby Places to Stay:

 
Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Finger Lake State Recreation Site (41 sites)    
Kepler Park    
The Homestead RV Park (64 sites) Mile 36.2 Glenn Highway
Palmer AK 99645
907 745-6005
Bestview RV Park    
Green Ridge Recreation Park    

Bed & Breakfast

 
A Bear & His Honey Mile 49 Parks Highway
Wasilla AK 99654
907-357-5750
Agate Inn 4725 Begich Circle
Wasilla AK 99654
907-373-2290
Alaska Gold Rush B&B HC05 Box 6914P
Palmer AK  99645

907 745-4263

Hatcher Pass B&B Mile 6.6 Palmer Fishhook Road
Palmer AK 996454
907-745-6788
Seymour Lake B&B 2101 Meadowlakes Drive
Wasilla AK 99654
907-376-7043
Toller's Timbers B&B 3251 Toller Drive
Wasilla AK 99654
907-746-1438
Alaska  Chalet B&B 11031 Gulkana Circle
Eagle River  AK 99577
907 694-1528
View Finder B&B 600 Glenwood Avenue
Wasilla AK 99654
907 376-4704
Wasilla B&B 600 Glenwood Avenue
Wasilla AK 99654
907 373-3600
Wasilla Lake B&B 961 North Shore Dr
Wasilla AK 99654
907 376-5985
Yukon Don's B&B 2221 Yukon Drive
Wasilla AK 99654
907 376-7472
Hotel/Motel  

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Alaskan View Motel 2650 E Parks Highway
Wasilla AK 99654
907 376-6787
Alaska Kozey Cabins 351 E Spruce Avenue
Wasilla AK 99654
907-376-3190
Best Western Inn 1300 Lake Lucille Drive
Wasilla AK 99654
907-373-1776
Colony Inn 325 E Elmwood Avenue
Palmer AK 99645
907-745-3330
Fairview Motel 1910 Glenn Highway
Palmer AK 99645
907-745-1505
Gold Miner's Hotel 918 S Colony Way
Palmer AK 99645
907-745-6160
Mat-Su Resort 1850 Bogard Road
Wasilla AK 99654
907-376-3228
Pioneer Motel 124 W Arctic Avenue
Palmer AK 99645
907 745-3425
Roadside Inn Mile 49 5 Parks Highway
Wasilla AK 99654
907-373-4646
Seymour Lake B&B 2101 Meadowlakes Drive
Wasilla AK 99654
907-376-7043
Valley Hotel 606 S Alaska Street #A
Palmer AK 99645
907-745-3330

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Palmer Museum/Chamber of Commerce    
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