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Detour Lake Mine - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

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Why choose a trail at Detour Lake Mine?

The Detour Lake Mine is a large open-pit copper and gold mine located in the James Bay Lowlands of northeastern Alberta, Canada. The mine is operated by Detour Gold Corporation, and is one of the largest gold mines in Canada. The mine began production in 2009, and has since produced over 2.5 million ounces of gold. The Detour Lake Mine is a conventional open-pit mine, with ore extracted using large earthmoving equipment. The ore is then crushed and processed to extract the gold and copper. The mine employs over 1,000 people, and is expected to produce over 1 million ounces of gold per year for the next decade.

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What are the coordinates and address of Detour Lake Mine?

Detour Lake Mine
Unorganized North Cochrane District, ON P0L 1W0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Detour Lake Mine is located in Alberta, Canada. The easiest way to get to the start of the trails is to drive north on Highway 63 from Fort McMurray for approximately 85 km until you reach the mine.

Why visit Detour Lake Mine

The Detour Lake Mine is a great place to visit because it is the largest gold mine in Canada. It is also one of the most productive gold mines in the world. The mine is located in Alberta, which is a beautiful province in Canada. There are plenty of things to do in the area, including hiking, fishing, and camping. The mine is open to the public for tours, and there is also a visitor center where you can learn more about the mine and the history of gold mining in Canada.

Is Detour Lake Mine in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some factors to consider include the age of your children, their interests and abilities, and the nature of the activities available at Detour Lake Mine.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Detour Lake Mine in Alberta are hiking, fishing, and camping.

-Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular trail to Detour Falls.

-Fishing: The area is known for its excellent fishing, with plenty of trout and salmon to be caught.

-Boating: There are a number of lakes in the area that are perfect for boating and swimming.

-Camping: There are a number of campsites in the area, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair - A hidden cafe in a small town near Detour Lake Mine. They serve breakfast and lunch and have a wide variety of options.

2. The Local Butcher Shop - A small butcher shop that serves sandwiches, soups, and salads. They also have a variety of meats and cheeses that you can purchase to take home.

3. The Grainery - A cafe that serves breakfast and lunch. They have a wide variety of options, including sandwiches, salads, soup, and desserts.

4. The Sweet Tooth - A bakery that specializes in desserts. They have a wide variety of cakes, cookies, pastries, and other sweet treats.

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