The mine is named after Tubal-Cain, a character mentioned in the Bible.The Book of Genesis 4:22 says that Tubal-cain was a "forger of all instruments of bronze and iron," a metalsmith. This 8.6 mile trail within Buckhorn Wilderness travels through conifer forest to a historic mine site. Many years pass. It is a private inholding within the wilderness and is still active (somewhat); respect all postings and leave any equipment alone. But then I saw the birds with my own eyes, flying here, and I had to come. With multiple destinations along the trail, you can tailor this hike depending on your time and company. Water was running on the floor from somewhere deep in the mountain. Tubal Cain Mine, Buckhorn Lake & Marmot Pass This 17.5 mile moderate backpack with 2,700 feet of elevation gain ascends flower-strewn meadows to ridges with expansive views across the Dungeness River gorge to the Olympic mountains range. Although best known for its namesake mine and the nearby aircraft wreckage, the Tubal Cain trail also offers a pleasant and scenic route to Marmot Pass, a gateway to further wanderings. The Tubal Cain and Eureka gold deposits are predominantly dyke-hosted, with visible and disseminated gold associated with parallel ladder veins, similar to the A1 Gold Mine. Tubal Cain Mine An easy day hike of 7.2 miles and 1,050 feet of elevation gain to a former mining camp and an optional 1.25-mile side trip to the wreckage of a World War II aircraft. This 8.6 mile trail within Buckhorn Wilderness travels through conifer forest to a historic mine site. Most geologists believe upheaval of the Olympic Mountains broke and scattered any large veins or pods of ore that may have existed. 39. This abandoned copper mine is named after Tubal-Cain, a character mentioned in the Bible. The mine, which penetrates 1500 into the rock, was abandoned after several collapses. Tubal Cain mine, abandoned copper mine in Olympic National Park in the U.S. state of Washington Clan of Tubal Cain, a traditional witch coven formed by British neopagan Robert Cochrane Tubal Cain, the pen name of Tom Walshaw, a prolific British writer on model engineering Tubalcain, a 1990s band with Athan Maroulis as a member The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is QUILCENE 2 SW which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 123 feet (4,391 feet lower than Tubal Cain Mine (historical)). The dykes at Tubal Cain and Eureka are uniquely different to most dykes in the goldfield, as they are fine-grained and have an uncharacteristic porphyritic texture. Although best known for its namesake mine and the nearby aircraft wreckage, the Tubal Cain trail also offers a pleasant and scenic route to Marmot Pass, a gateway to further wanderings. When we took a bike trip around the lower Olympic Peninsula last fall, I pulled a number of possible hikes we could do along the way. In 0.9 miles, turn left on Palo Alto Road. Although best known for its namesake mine and the nearby aircraft wreckage, the Tubal Cain trail also offers a pleasant and scenic route to Marmot Pass, a gateway to further wanderings.After registering your visit at the trailhead kiosk, enter shaded forest and soon pass by a shelter and camp. Hike by WTA Correspondents: After leaving the crash site and rejoining the main trail, walk another half-mile to see the relics of the Tubal Cain Mine: old pipes and unrecognizable mining equipment near the campground. To reach the main mine shaft area and Tubal Cain Campground, continue on the main trail another .5 miles. It is a private inholding within the wilderness and is still active (somewhat); respect all postings and leave any equipment alone. Tubal Cain Trail vicinity map within the Dungeness area. A water source flows through the debris-strewn valley, but drinking water can be filtered upstream of most of the debris. Historical Weather. The area was for sale on a webpage that I saw back in May is the chunk of private land around the mine. If making this hike in the spring, you will see blooming evergreen shrubs and lots of pink rhododendron blossoms. A Forest Service Pass is required to park. After registering your visit at the trailhead kiosk, enter shaded forest and soon pass by a shelter and camp. The Long Tunnel and Adjacent Mines, Walhalla (with Plates, Plans and Sections)” Hike the Tubal Cain Mine Trail to Buckhorn Lake, Buckhorn Pass and Marmot Pass. Tubal-cain : When I heard talk of miracles, I dismissed them. Remnants of historic Tubal Cain copper and manganese mine are visible on this trail. Although best known for its namesake mine and the nearby aircraft wreckage, the Tubal Cain trail also offers a pleasant and scenic route to Marmot Pass, a gateway to further wanderings. The Coronation Gold Mining Company (Late Tubal Cain), Walhalla” Baragwanath, W. (1918) “1918 Victoria Department of Mines: Bulletins of the Geological Survey of Victoria, No. There are no trailhead amenities. In another quarter mile, turn right again to remain on FS-2880, heading downhill. The Lure of Tubal Cain Mine. Suddenly, a large crowd approaches, led by a young king named Tubal-Cain (Ray Winstone), who wants to make that hill into a mine. No-fee campsites are available at the trailhead, the B-17 crash site and at Tubal Cain mine. A few yards past is a junction with the Tull Canyon trail, which doubles back sharply to the mine shaft.If the 1952 B-17 crash site is your destination, take the Tull Canyon trail to the mine and past. The Tubal Cain Mine and some surrounding acreage is private property. This 17.5 mile moderate backpack with 2,700 feet of elevation gain ascends flower-strewn meadows to ridges with expansive views across the Dungeness River gorge to the Olympic mountains range. Travel 5.5 miles, then turn right on FS Road 2880. Tubal Cain Mine is an abandoned copper mine in the Buckhorn Wilderness, east of Olympic National Park in the US state of Washington.The main adit penetrates 450 meters into Buckhorn Mountain. A sign warns, “Narrow Road. In a mile and a half, cross a bridge, pass the Dungeness Trails trailhead, and drive the remaining 3.5 miles to the parking lot, for a total of 21 miles from US 101. Cross Silver Creek on a footlog, then begin a gentle ascent on a well-sloped trail lined with rhododendrons. No-fee campsites are available at the trailhead, the B-17 crash site and at Tubal Cain mine. Our tax identification number is EIN 91-0900134. [1] Later that year, the Tubal-Cain Copper & Manganese Mining Co. headquartered in Seattle built a trail and began to mine ore out of the area. His ultimate destination was usually Buckhorn and Silver Lakes for fishing. Evidence of these camps such as metal boilers, wire, a Pelton wheel, and old cabin foundations are still visible today. Established sites exist near the Tubal Cain Mine area, as well as around Buckhorn Lake proper. Travel 2.4 miles, then turn right on FS-2870. The Tubal Cain Mine and some surrounding acreage is private property. Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. It was active from 1902 until the early 1920s, although a huge avalanche in 1912 started its decline. Subscribe to our free email newsletter for hiking events, news, gear reviews and more. Go another 4.8 miles then turn left to remain on FS-2870. The Tubal Cain Mine (named for an Old Testament figure said to be the forger of all implements of bronze and iron) lies just to the left. After registering your visit at the trailhead kiosk, enter shaded forest and soon pass by a shelter and camp. There was no easy way to get up there at that time and he … CLICK HERE for PDF – Tubal Cain Trail FS Hike #840. This trail is steep, gaining 450 feet in 0.6 mile, passing countless enormous boulders poised on the steep slopes all around you. On the right side of the path a trench had been dug which was overflowing. Washington Hikes: Tubal Cain Mine. The trail remains in the shade, and the rhodies remain the best view until they yield to mature forest at about 2.5 miles. The Tubal Cain Mine Trail snakes through the Buckhorn Wilderness, tracing the route miners took back in the early 1900s to reach their mining camps. Historical Weather. Survey Of Victoria, Vol. Jefferson County Historical Society: Port Townsend. The area was for sale on a webpage that I saw back in May is the chunk of private land around the mine. Tubal Cain Trail - Gold mine - B17 crash site - Olympic National Park - Duration: 8:53. Soon, you'll stumble upon the wreckage of a plane crash from 1952. Tubal Cain Mine, Buckhorn Lake & Marmot Pass. A view of the final climb to the Tubal Cain mine located in the Olympic national forest. In 1902 copper was discovered in the Dungeness River drainage. Tubal Cain Trail (#840), Tull Canyon (#847), Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal Ranger District, Day Hiking: Olympic Peninsula (Romano - Mountaineers Books), Buy the Green Trails Tyler Peak No. Tubal Cain Mine - Google Earth This hike can be done in a single day hike or an easy overnight journey. Miles from anywhere, the mine sits empty, with debris still around the area for creative campers to use around the camp sites. The mine never produced a dime of profit. A Forest Service Pass is required to park. 705 2nd Ave, Suite 300 8:53. Washington Trails Association is 501(c)(3) nonprofit. But that's not all you'll find. It was a patented mining claim under the infamous 1872 Mining Law. Tubal Cain Mine, named after Tubal-cain from the Book of Genesis in the Bible (who happened to be a metal smith who worked with bronze and iron), was founded in 1902, and abandoned in the 1920s after being both too remote and not profitable. Tubal Cain Trail vicinity map within the Dungeness area. Tubal Cain Mine Hike Info. To reach the main mine shaft area and Tubal Cain Campground, continue on the main trail another .5 miles. The mine is above a big open area of mine tailings. This unique hike offers excellent scenery and is a historical outdoor museum of America's… Tubal Cain Mine and Tull Canyon Trails Take on a hike that promises lakes, mines, creeks, and the wreckage of a B-17. [2] The mine produced hints of low-grade ore, and was abandoned in the early 1920s. See more. Tubal-cain : The ark, the beasts, and all of your women are now mine. Remnants of historic Tubal Cain copper and manganese mine are visible on this trail. From Highway 101, turn west on Louella Road just south of Sequim Bay State Park. Tubal Cain Mine is an abandoned copper mine in the Buckhorn Wilderness, east of Olympic National Park in the US state of Washington. Not recommended for trailers or motor homes”. But that's not all you'll find. Although best known for its namesake mine and the nearby aircraft wreckage, the Tubal Cain trail also offers a pleasant and scenic route to Marmot Pass, a gateway to further wanderings. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is QUILCENE 2 SW which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 123 feet (4,391 feet lower than Tubal Cain Mine (historical)). Tubal Cain Mine is an abandoned copper mine in the Buckhorn Wilderness, east of Olympic National Park in the US state of Washington. At the wreckage area is a plateau featuring several camp sites. The Tubal Cain Mine and Copper City mining camp operated for only a few short years at the beginning of the 1900’s, so I wondered if a century later there was any evidence that hadn’t been reclaimed by time and nature. Bud Brown began using Tubal Cain Mine as a stop- off place to the Olympics in about 1955, just a few years after the B-17 crashed. Tubal Cain Mine, named after Tubal-cain from the Book of Genesis in the Bible (who happened to be a metal smith who worked with bronze and iron), was founded in 1902, and abandoned in the 1920s after being both too remote and not profitable. Tubal-cain definition, the son of Lamech and Zillah: the progenitor of metalworkers. This abandoned copper mine is named after Tubal-Cain, a character mentioned in the Bible. The Tubal Cain Mine Trail snakes through the Buckhorn Wilderness, tracing the route miners took back in the early 1900s to reach their mining camps. 136 map. There is room for a dozen vehicles, plus additional shoulder parking. Ken Giesbers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. We got to the Tubal Cain trailhead around 10:00. The ore was said to have both copper and gold. With water flowing out of the mine entrance, we stayed out, but the old B-17 wreckage sure is interesting. Coordinates: .mw-parser-output .geo-default,.mw-parser-output .geo-dms,.mw-parser-output .geo-dec{display:inline}.mw-parser-output .geo-nondefault,.mw-parser-output .geo-multi-punct{display:none}.mw-parser-output .longitude,.mw-parser-output .latitude{white-space:nowrap}47°51.179′N 123°5.767′W / 47.852983°N 123.096117°W / 47.852983; -123.096117. The Tubal Cain Mine is an abandoned copper mine that penetrates 450 meters straight into Buckhorn Mountain. WTA’s Commitment to Stand Against Racism. The Book of Genesis 4:22 says that Tubal-cain was a "forger of all instruments of bronze and iron," a metalsmith. After an avalanche in 1912, which destroyed the main sawmill, powderhouse, and barn and clubhouse, activity at the mine declined. Camping is dispersed and please try to use established backcountry campsites to minimize ecological disturbance. This is "Tubal Cain Mine" by Michael Duchemin on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The Tubal Cain Mine (named for an Old Testament figure said to be the forger of all implements of bronze and iron) lies just to the left. Cross a bridge, pass Dungeness Forks Campground, and then a scant mile later go straight, following the sign to “Dungeness Area Trails”. Tubal Cain Mine Meadows / Buckhorn Lake Trail is a 14 mile hike in Olympic National Forest that will take about 6 to 7 hours (day hike or backpack) to complete with Fido. On January 7, 2020 January 7, 2020 By Heather In Washington. Contributions to WTA are tax deductible, and we are committed to making the best use of every donation to our mission. Tubal Cain Mine Meadows / Buckhorn Lake Trail is a 14 mile hike in Olympic National Forest that will take about 6 to 7 hours (day hike or backpack) to complete with Fido. If making this hike in the spring, you will see blooming evergreen shrubs and lots of pink rhododendron blossoms. Year round, you can spot the various birds and wildlife. Miles from anywhere, the mine sits empty, with debris still around the area for creative campers to use around the camp sites. Year round, you can spot the various birds and wildlife. After registering your visit at the trailhead kiosk, enter shaded forest and soon pass by a shelter and camp. The main adit penetrates 450 meters into Mount Worthington. You can improve or add to this guidebook entry, Washington Trails Association The strange name is a reference to the bible (Genesis 4:22). Hike the Tubal Cain Mine Trail to Buckhorn Lake, Buckhorn Pass and Marmot Pass. 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