Gold Hill Mines Historic Park is a a 70-acre historic theme park located in Gold Hill, NC. The park is the site of Barnhardt and Randolph Gold Mines, reportedly, the richest mining properties East of the Mississippi. Gold Hill is home of the first gold rush. Visitors to the park will enjoy the great outdoors with several miles of hiking/biking/equestrian trails, a regulation size softball field and soccer fields and playground and picnic areas. The park is pet and kid friendly. The park is privately owned by The Historic Gold Hill and Mines Foundation, Inc. and is open to the public seven days a week. The park facilities are available for private, formal/informal, banquets, corporate events, educational events, weddings, etc. For more information and for park hours, please visit Gold Hill Mines Historic Park's website.