Forest Hill Mine

Total Miles
2.1

Elevation

3,274.69 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This trail can begin at the Taylor Park Trading Post or off Taylor River Road. There are numerous parking areas along the road to unload your SxS, ATV or trail bike. There are several large log cabin ruins and a natural spring along the trail. At the Forest Hill Mine itself, there are some large pieces of equipment and old cabins. The mine is privately owned.

Photos of Forest Hill Mine

Forest Hill Mine
Forest Hill Mine
Forest Hill Mine

Difficulty

The trail is rocky and narrow. In many places, only one vehicle wide.

History

Mining cabins were built throughout the Taylor River area after gold was discovered in the late 1800s. Usually miners camped at their claims, if gold ore was found, they built cabins.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

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Access Description

Travel from Taylor Park Trading Post of Taylor River Road. There are numerous places to unload your trailer. Travel west on FR 748 ( Rocky Brook Rd) from Taylor Park Road, about 1.3 miles. The Forest Hill Mine trail begins as FR 760 on your right.

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