Coudersport, Pennsylvania: Coudersport Ice Mine

A small, natural, underground room that's a mysterious freak of nature: the hotter it is outside, the more ice there is inside. Closed in cold weather when there is no ice.

Ice Mine Rd, Coudersport, PA
From Coudersport drive east on US 6 for three miles, then turn right (south) on Hwy 3006/Ice Mine Rd.
Summer W-Su 10-6. Season ends Labor Day. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5, 6-12 $2.50
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Coudersport Ice Mine

It's worth the money for the five-minute tour if you are interested in seeing a bizarre natural phenomena. Best seen in the spring or summer. There's no ice in winter (Yeah, it's weird).

[John Schwab, 08/29/2015]

Ice Mine.

Coudersport Ice Mine

After 25 years the Coudersport Ice Mine has re-opened. Visitors are welcome from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Thursday through Sunday, 10 to 6. Admission is $4.00 per person, ages 6-12 $2.00, five and under free. The temperature in the shaft is holding at 32 degrees.

It really is "One Cool Place!"

[Diana Buchsen, 06/17/2014]

Ice Mine.

Coudersport Ice Mine

The Coudersport Ice Mine is set to reopen on May 22, 2014. It is our hope that everyone who visits has the chance to witness and appreciate the mystery and beauty surrounding Ice Mountain.

[Diana Buchsen, 05/19/2014]

Diana and Gary Buchsen are the owners of the Ice Mine.

Ice Mine entrance.

Coudersport Ice Mine

The Coudersport Ice Mine has new owners who are currently working to restore the attraction. The plan is to have the ice mine open to the public in the summer of 2014.

[Diana Buchsen, 08/02/2013]
Coudersport Ice Mine

It's funny to read other people's memories of this place. They were so impressed by ice forming in the summer. What I remember is: our family was looking forward to exploring a new cave, since there are 3 or 4 caves near there. Instead we paid money to walk in a door to peek in a little hole in the floor that did have ice in it.

That was all there was to it. I thought it was silly, and I was just a kid.

[Katey, 06/05/2010]

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