Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park offers hands-on opportunities for school children who wish to experience the California Gold Rush history by visiting the historic town of North Bloomfield, site of California’s largest hydraulic mine.
The park offers teachers the choice of having their students stay overnight and participate in our Environmental Living Program (ELP) where students learn period crafts and experience life in a manner similar to the Gold Rush period. Students can also experience the park just for the day by participating in a scavenger hunt in historic buildings and/or gold pan nearby in Humbug Creek.
Call the park (530- 265-2740) for available dates and times to schedule your program.
ATTENTION 2017 Environmental Living Program (ELP) participants: Our ELP teacher training day will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Cummins Hall Museum. If the weather is looking ominous and we are forced to reschedule, the training day will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Cummins Hall Museum. Call to confirm rain date.