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Bingham Canyon Mine

Sr 48, Bingham Canyon, UT 84006
+1 801-204-2025
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breath taking view from the over look

went there as part of a short organized trip, the amazing view is well worth the long and slow... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Went to the overlook

If you drive up butterfield canyon and turn to the north at the saddle and drive about 10 minutes... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
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“copper mine” (21 reviews)
“visitor center” (14 reviews)
“open pit” (8 reviews)
Sr 48, Bingham Canyon, UT 84006
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

went there as part of a short organized trip, the amazing view is well worth the long and slow drive up in the tour bus.

1  Thank BigBadWolfson
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you drive up butterfield canyon and turn to the north at the saddle and drive about 10 minutes up the dirt road you will get a surprise not many know about and be able to look into the bottom of the Kennecott mine from...More

7  Thank cannonater
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My only wish would be for a Visitors Center. However, don't let that stop you. If you are mildly adventurous, have a sturdy car, take the Bingham Canyon Road -its part paved, part gravel, to the top of the mountain and look DOWN on the...More

3  Thank SledMan
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

There was a huge landslide a couple of years ago and the outstanding observation point and museum have no place to relocate to currently. However, I will divulge a "secret" that we locals have known about for many, many years. You can take the Butterfield...More

21  Thank Mudsharkrocks
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Years ago this was an interesting place to check out. The Mine had a devastating collapse which has caused the visitor center to no longer exist. You can however see the mine from a mountain road that you can get to through Herriman or Tooele....More

6  Thank cheryle h
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Hi The Reo Tinto KCC mine in Copperton utah is now closed to visitors! The visitors center was pulled off the hillside just days before a major landslide came down!

6  Thank Yogi118
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There are two mountain roads to the mine overlook (what a view!). One has you on edge and the other not so much. The most narrow and hazardous is the road in most of the Trip Advisor reviews. Some of the reviews refer to the...More

13  Thank Sheldon S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We drove up to view the mine in August. I have to admit, the drive was very nerve-wracking. My husband drove and did fine, but the narrow, switch-backing road made the rest of us very nervous. Once up top, the view of the mine and...More

2  Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We wanted to take our girls to see this wonder and found out the visitors center was closed. We found a way. In our little Volvo S40, not a 4 wheel drive, we took off on our journey. If you go to the entrance of...More

10  Thank txpickett44
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is an incredible mine... Such beautiful colors! So sad the visitor center is closed. I'm sure it would have been a highlight of our trip.

Thank Glynda M
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Jeff E
22 February 2017|
Response from Sheldon S | Reviewed this property |
I posed that same question to a mine security official and he stated that "while the company found the visitor center to be a valuable education and PR resource, they have no location that would be within view of the mine... More