About Eagle Butte Coal Mine Overlook
Experience the Coal Mine Overlook and take a glimpse into Campbell County's surface coal mining. Operated by BlackJewel one of the largest coal companies in the nation. The overlook is open year around. From here you can watch operations from a distance and see how coal is mined in the Powder River Basin.
Directions to the Eagle Butte Mine Overlook
From the Visitor's center to the lookout, it is a total of approximately 8 miles. Head N on Douglas Hwy (Hwy 59) until you get to a T. Turn Left on 2nd Street (Hwy 14-16) and stay on this road for about 6 miles. You will pass the Campbell County Airport and there will be a sign that says Coal Mine Overlook surrounded by chain link fence on the left side of the highway, with an observation deck, haul truck tire, loader bucket and petrified wood.