Nestled deep in the Hickory Nut Gorge, on the banks of the
Rocky Broad River in historic Chimney Rock Village, there is a
gemstone mine of great opportunity to prospect for your own
gems. Your are invited to a riverside setting unparalleled by any
other mine in the area. Come experience the wonder and
excitement of prospecting for gemstones in a pleasant and
comfortable atmosphere. The friendly staff will happily assist
you in any way possible, from discovery to identifying your gemstone.
Rock and minerals of all kinds have been found including
Aquamarine, Emerald, Ruby, Garnet, Peridot, Quartz, Agate,
Hematite, Amethyst, Sodalite, and many more. Children are
fascinated by these stones and attendants are on hand to assist
them in identifying, classifying, and educating each and every
The gemstone mine guarantee a gem find every time, so
everyone can feel the thrill! Gemstone buckets are available in,
numerous varieties and prices. Small or large groups are always
welcome at the gemstone mine. Many valuable gemstones are
found each day and you keep what you find! All equipment is
furnished and there is no experience necessary, we'll show you
how! Just purchase a gemstone bucket from the attendant down
at the flume, and we'll get you started.
It's great fun for the whole family and every
one leaves with a gemstone.