Ranger | 2192 pts
Coal from the Black Diamond Mines fueled the fires of San Francisco. This Preserve offers insight into the life of Gold Rush era coal miners. Headstones tell of Welsh miners & their families who perishing in mine accidents or from disease. While the sun may shine outside, miners toiled in near blackness. Seasonal weekend tours are available at the Hazel Atlas Portal.
Visit the Black Diamond Mine Hike at hikingthegoldenstate.com for additional information & to watch a video of this hike.