This tour offers an up-close and personal look at the abandoned mining town located in the high Absaroka Mountains. Tour participants will explore the storage/shop facilities, cabins, sheds, mining offices, various collapsed structures, assay office and machinery remaining at the location. Participants may also take a short hike to view the beginning foundation of Amelia Earhart’s cabin, intended to be her summer home. Construction ended in 1937 when the famous aviatrix disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. The US Forest Service also offers forest-related information prior to the start of the tour. The tour leaves the Meeteetse Museums at 8:30 a.m. and begins on site at 10:30 a.m. High clearance vehicles are required. Car-pooling is available.
Tour members should bring chairs, weather-appropriate clothing and a lunch.