Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine


Open 7 Days a Week

10 am - 6 pm


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. You 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 cutting 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 one.

The gemstone mine guarantees 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. You can have some of your stones cut and mounted in to rings, earrings, and pendants. In 14K and sterling silver settings. Turn around time for your custom made piece is usually averages one week.

It's great fun for the whole family and every one leaves with a gemstone.

See ya' on the river!

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at (828)625-5524, email us, or use our online request form.


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