See Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah. This tour is full of incredible photo opportunities! Its ideal for nature and science lovers. The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, also known as the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, is the largest and richest copper mine in history, with over 110 years of openpit mining.
The above information came from the Department of Natural Resources, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining. Utah's Copper. Copper Mining (Utah History Encyclopedia) Copper Mining Publications (Utah Government Digital Library) Copper Mining, The King of the Oquirrh Mountains (Utah History to Go) Utah's State Symbols Copper (Utah Geological Survey)
Sights Landmarks, Mines. Utah 48, About 25 miles southwest of Salt Lake City outside of Copperton, Bingham Canyon, UT 84006. Save. Share. All photos (71) Full view. We had taken a guest to visit the copper mine before the slide. It was free, you could drive up yourself, and the visitor center had a movie with great mining information