Mother Lode Eldorado Canyon Tour

This Eldorado ATV Tour just outside Las Vegas includes a tour of the Techatticup Gold Mine, once the largest producing Gold Mine in Southern Nevada. This tour also includes Gold Panning and Target Shooting (hatchets, archery, pellet guns)

The Eldorado Canyon ATV Tour takes place on trails originally traversed by mule driven ore carts. This Las Vegas ATV Tour will let you ride an ATV on mountainous terrain, up and around incredible cactus gardens, as you follow along on a journey that the miners of the 1800’s used to seek their fortunes.The view from the top of the mesa will allow you to see the Colorado River off in the distance…once the thriving port for supplies to this area, and the port where the gold discovered in the mountains was exported.

The Eldorado ATV Tour riding time is approximately 2 hours long. Your guide will give you a Safety and Operations Orientation that will make you feel safe and comfortable on this Las Vegas ATV Tour through the beautiful and historical area. The professional guides will lead you through this unique trail, and you’ll wish it never ended.

This tour includes a walking tour of the Techatticup Gold Mine, once the largest producing Gold Mine in Southern Nevada. It’s the oldest, richest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada.You will visit historical sites where steamboats docked and stamp mills operated over 100 years ago.

Man per man and mile per mile Eldorado Canyon has a wider range of historical events than anywhere in the Wild West.This guided above and below ground mining tour will take you into the mine and the history of the oldest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada.This tour will consist of a walking tour of the old Techatticup Millsite.

This is where the ore was brought out of the mine to the stampmill, crushed to a powder and mixed in cyanide tanks where the gold & silver were separated.We’ll then proceed into the Savage Mine some 500 feet where you will view up and down slopes and actually see the veins they chased.The air temperature in the mine is a cool comfortable 70 degrees year round.

We will venture deep into this rumored haunted gold mine and visit 3 different shafts, one of which drops down to over 900 feet.Learn how the hardiest of men labored feverishly looking for GOLD! Chiseling their way through the mountainside inch by inch, with the most primitive of tools and working by candlelight.This is Old West History Come to Life!

Approximately 6-7  hours, hotel pickup to hotel return​

Single Seat ATV: $219

Two Seat UTV: $189

All prices are per person.


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To book Mother Lode, choose Single Seat or Two Seat UTV and choose EXTRA MOTHER LODE.


  • Trip Operates Daily, Year Round, not available Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day
  • April 15-September 30: 7:00 am Departure
    October 1-April 14: 9:0 am Departure
  • Time shown is scheduled departure from Las Vegas. Your pickup time at your hotel will be between 5-60 minutes prior to departure time, depending on your hotel location. 


  • Round Trip Transportation*
  • Professional Guide
  • Helmets and Goggles
  • Off Road Eldorado Canyon Tour
  • Techatticup Gold Mine Tour
  • Boxed Lunch-Bottled Water
  • Gratuity not included


  • 16 or older with Valid Driver's License to operate Single Seat ATV
  • 18 or older to operate Two Seat UTV
  • Under 18 must have parent/guardian present
  • Reservations Required
  • No high heels, open toed shoes, sandals or flip flops. Sneakers, Boots or Sturdy Shoes Only.
  • All participants must complete a Participant Agreement/Acknowledgement of Risk Form
  • Minimum 2 to book Two Seat UTV
  • Minimum 4 to operate any tour.
  • This does NOT mean you must book 4 people, it simply means we require a total of 4 people to operate the tour. In the rare instance when we don't have a minimum of 4 people, you will be offered the option to change tour dates. If you are unable to change tour dates, you would receive a full refund.
  • Routes and trips are proposed and might change. Although we will do everything in our power to make sure trips are as described, we may change routes, locations, or times to ensure the safety of our guests and guides.


  • 20% Deposit is required to book
  • Balance is due 7 days prior to tour date
  • Payment will show on statement as from Awesome Adventures Inc.
  • Reservations cancelled 7+ days prior to tour date receive refund of deposits/payment minus a $10 per person processing fee
  • Reservations cancelled 4-6 days prior to activity date receive 50% refund
  • Reservations cancelled less than 4 days prior to activity date receive no refund


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