Hill Annex Mine State Park is located in the Iron Range region of north central Minnesota between Grand Rapids and Hibbing.
How to Get to Hill Annex Mine State Park: The park is located on Highway 169, just north of Calumet and about halfway between Grand Rapids and Hibbing.
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Things to Do at Hill Annex Mine: Take at least one of the tours. These are approximately 1.5 hours long and include the Historic Mine Tour and the Fossil Hunter Tour. Guided interpretive tours begin the Friday of Memorial Day weekend and end the Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Group tours are available during spring, summer, and fall by contacting the park in advance.
The Clubhouse Visitor Center includes two floors of museum exhibits and a gift shop, as well as the park offices. The Observation Tower outside the Clubhouse offers views of the mine pits.
Camping in Hill Annex Mine State Park: There are no camping facilities in the park. If you want to camp in the area, there are several other state parks nearby. Just outside the gate to the park is a picnic area and playground.
More Attractions in This Region: Explore Grand Rapids and Hibbing. In Grand Rapids stop at the Forest History Center, the Judy Garland Museum, and Children's Discovery Museum. The Itasca Heritage Center has more Judy Garland Memorabilia. Visit Hibbing with stops at the Hill Rust Mahoning Mineview, the Hibbing Historical Museum, and the Bob Dylan Exhibit in the basement of the Hibbing High School.
Hill Annex Mine State Park
C/O Scenic State Park
56956 Scenic Highway 7
Bigfork, MN 56628
Phone: 218-247-7215 or 218-743-3362
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