Find treasure in the streams! Get your pan and sift through the rubble to find gems. Gem mining is not only fun for all ages, it’s actually a part of our area’s heritage.
Doc's Rocks Gem Mine & Fossil Museum
NC's premier educational mining experience! Geologist on staff. Open 7 days a week year round. Heated indoor mining for winter/rainy summer days.…More Info
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine
Gem mining, gemstone cutting & goldsmith on site; the finest in colored gems from around the world!More Info
Discover real fun in real mines! Gem mining, mine tours, gold panning, museums, gift shops and more! Just 3 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway…More Info
Gem mine at covered, comfortable flume lines rain or shine. Mine trips available by reservation. As seen on The Learning Channel and The Travel…More Info