Kennecott Utah Copper MINE TOUR
LARGEST MANMADE HOLE ON EARTH!
One of Utah’s Greatest Marvels!
ALL NEW FOR 2019: Go INSIDE the world’s largest open-pit mine!
A 75-mile adventure to explore the Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Mine, the largest manmade hole on earth and the richest copper mine in history
APRIL 1 to OCTOBER 31, 2019
TIME: 9:30 am - Monday thru Saturday
*hotel pickups begin 10-30 minutes prior
LENGTH: 3 hours
PRICE: $59 Adult / $30 child (age 10 and under)
LOCATION: Free pickup at many downtown SLC hotels
*Free parking available at Hotel RL
Sights of the Utah Copper Mine
- BINGHAM CANYON COPPER MINE:
Kennecott Utah Copper Mine at Bingham Canyon: ascend into the Rocky Mountains to experience the largest open pit mine in the world
Tailings Impoundment: Over one billion tons of leftover waste from the copper mining process, piled up high
Waste Rock Repositories: Over six billion tons of bright orange-tinted overburden rock surrounding the open pit mine
Kennecott Smelter: tallest structure west of the Mississippi River, and the cleanest copper smelter in the world
Insider Insights: learn of the wondrous engineering and fascinating history behind this unique open pit copper mine, which is still actively mined today