Take the adventure of a lifetime into the Happy Jack Mine!

Mine Tours

The Happy Jack Chalk Mine is one of the only two underground diatomite mines known to have existed in the United States, and the only one that is open to the public

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With more than 6,000 feet of honeycombed caverns, Happy Jack Peak and Chalk Mine features the only publicly accessible chalk room and pillar mine in North America. Today, the mine offers public tours that are both educational and exciting. Happy Jack Chalk Mine is located near Scotia, Nebraska and also includes free hiking trails, picnic areas, scenic views, bird watching and over 150 varieties of native plant life.