Utah Copper Mine Tour

Largest Manmade Hole in History on Utah Copper Mine Tour

Kennecott Utah Copper Mine Tours

Tours are now open to a breathtaking overlook of the largest manmade hole in history! Spectacular views of the world's first and largest open pit copper mine, as well as all of the surrounding mountains and 80% of Utah's entire population. This tour is an absolute favorite highlight for many of our guests. The Copper Mine Tour also includes a visit to the saltiest lake in the western hemisphere, Great Salt Lake. A perfect combination of natural and manmade wonders, this is a tour you will not want to miss! Join the Copper Mine & Great Salt Lake Tour by booking online at www.SaltLakeCityTours.org or call (801) 531-1001. Seating is very limited so book now. 

Kennecott Copper Smelter on Utah Copper Mine Tour

Utah copper mine visitors center bus tour

Tour the sights of the Bingham Canyon Utah Copper Mine and see the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River, the smelter smokestack tower. Nearly as tall as the Empire State Building, it is the cleanest smelter in the world. Set amidst a backdrop of beautiful snow capped Rocky Mountains, it is dwarfed in size, yet stands 1,215 feet tall! Starting again in June, join us on the Utah Copper Mine & Mountain Tour daily at 2:30 PM departing from Salt Lake City hotels. Enjoy unbelievable views of the largest manmade hole in history after traveling through the beautiful canyons of the Rocky Mountains. At 9,000 feet in elevation, there is nothing you can't see! The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine has been one of the favorite tourist attractions in Utah for decades. Reserve your sightseeing tour online at www.ToursOfUtah.com or call (801) 531-1001. We look forward to having you on the tour!

 

Kennecott Utah Copper Mine - Salt Lake City Tours

The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine is the world's first and largest open pit copper mine. Over a century of mining has created the largest man-made hole in history! Approaching 3 miles wide and a mile deep, this hole is large enough for astronauts to see it from the space shuttle. The pit is so large that it generates its own weather patterns. Come see one of the greatest feats of engineering in history by joining us on the Utah Copper Mine Tour. Book online at http://toursofutah.com/book-online/

 

Tours of Salt Lake City are available daily to see sightseeing attractions like Temple Square, Mormon Tabernacle, and Utah State Capitol.

Kennecott Utah Copper Mine Tour - Things to do in Salt Lake City

What is one of the best things to do in Salt Lake City for tourists? How about a trip see the largest man-made hole in history! A hole so large that astronauts can see it from the space shuttle. A hole so large that it generates its own weather patterns. The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine experienced an incredible landslide in April 2012, and now two years later much progress has been made in the cleanup of that landslide. If you squint while looking at this picture, you'll see tiny trucks driving on those roads; they are actually the size of a two story house! Notice the crater in the upper center of the picture, this is where 165 million tons of rock fell off the mountain wall and into the pit. The landslide was the largest non-volcanic slide in the known history of North America! Join us on the Utah Copper Mine Tour to see incredible views of the pit and hear entertaining stories and fun facts about the richest copper mine in history. Seating is limited, so BOOK ONLINE early

See the best attractions in Salt Lake City, including Temple Square and the Mormon Tabernacle, on a Salt Lake City tour.