Quicksilver History Hike

Park Interpreter talks to hike participants at Mt Umunhum overlook.

Saturday, March 25th | 9:00 am - 12:00pm 

Location: Almaden Quicksilver County Park - Wood Road Entrance

Join a Park Interpreter on a 3-4 mile hike in the Almaden Hills and discover how the processing of cinnabar into mercury was significant to the success of the California Gold Rush and the development of California as a state.  Best for ages 10+.  

Space is limited. Reservations recommended.  Questions? Email [email protected]

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