PO BOX 488, Highway 226, Spruce Pine North Carolina 28777
828-765-6130 Toll Free: 888-817-5829
At Gem Mountain, the guests do the mining - "You Find 'Em..You Keep "Em" is the motto. All equipment is furnished and stones are inspected free of charge. Experienced gem cutters are also on hand to cut and design jewelry from your finds.
Incl uded in the price of admission to Gem Mountain are passes to the Sands of Time Museum, which features s a collection of artifacts and renderings that tell the story of humankind and the tools used over the ages.
And for those for whom require more immediate adrenaline fixes, there's the Grassy Creek Go-Cart Speedway! 600 feet of Banked Track! Put yourself in the Driver's Seat!
(Little Switzerland) Emerald Village
(Spruce Pine) Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine
10/15 Coming to The Spruce Pine area
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