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Lucky Strike Mine

Mitchell, OR
+1 541-462-3073
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Mine only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday as of 7-25-17. Check out FB page.

My friend and I visited the mine in July a short time after there was a robbery of many of their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jobaduba
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Chicago, Illinois
Digging for thurndereggs

The people at the mine are excellent. they cater to you, provide help in locating the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Margaret B
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3 weeks ago
“Mine only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday as of 7-25-17. Check out FB page.”
3 Jun 2017
“Digging for thurndereggs”
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Mitchell, OR
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+1 541-462-3073
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I visited the mine in July a short time after there was a robbery of many of their valuable stones. I recommend you go in an SUV only on the bumpy forest gravel roads. I think because the mine owners were shook...More

Thank jobaduba
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The people at the mine are excellent. they cater to you, provide help in locating the thurndereggs. They help you dig, provide tools. If you choose not to dig they have thundereggs you can buy. helpful, know their stuff and accomodate. The outhouse is so...More

2  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I decided to go to this mine after visiting another mine where my girlfriend and I were treated extremely rudely. I am glad I went Lucky Strike!!! It was a little difficult to find but driving up their mountain roads added to the charm. They...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My review is average because the place is an OK place. Not something my husband and I would do again but maybe if we were bored and our kiddos were with us and we had nothing better to do. $1 a pound and $7 to...More

6  Thank Holly A
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Have been to the mine 2xs, last year. Excellent experience and had lots of exhausting fun hammering out the eggs. This time, despite the mine's website information, we discovered that the mine is NOT open 7 days a week. This after driving all the way...More

2  Thank Bartholomew2
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Apparently mines are prevented from posting signs in national forests, because there just aren't enough signs pointing the way to the Lucky Strike Mine...but to my great surprise, we went up those logging roads and found it....only to see that it was closed!!! Grrrr. But,...More

6  Thank Connie L
Reviewed 29 January 2016

It was an adventure ( kind of a nail biter) just getting there on the logging road, but once there the staff was friendly, helpful and eager to get us out to dig our own thunder eggs. The kids had a great time, and we...More

Thank SchweizYank
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We showed up shortly after 8 am and had a great time. Janice, the proprietress, helped us sight the eggs, then coached us on digging them out. We ended up with so many that I had to ship them home. She cut two of them...More

2  Thank Honeysucklerose61
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I attempted to come out to the mine today August 8 2015 and were unsuccessful. 1st we followed the brown sign off the paved road and ended up turning around because there was a lot of different service road options and no...More

5  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 16 February 2015

The Lucky Strike Mine website has pathetically inadequate directions for travel. The website map is a small sketch on which the given forest road numbers do not show up on a USGS topographic map, nor on a Forest Service Motorized Vehicle map, nor on a...More

2  Thank Weslia W
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Tom T
27 November 2015|
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Response from Honeysucklerose61 | Reviewed this property |
We just used the GPS on the car. Google Maps is actually pretty good about showing all the national forest roads. We headed West from Mitchell and entered the forest from Route 26. Here's the map on their website. I think... More
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