Conveniently located between Asheville, Boone and Hickory, NC, and just 20 miles from I-40 and 2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, find treasures that will last a lifetime and have an experience to match! Visit Gem Mountain and share the history, the tradition and excitement of gemstone mining. Places of interest near Gem Mountain:
We are located right on Hwy 226 in Spruce Pine and we invite you to contact us for more information. We invite individuals, families, and groups of all sizes.
We invite you to browse our entire website for all of the fun activities that we offer...come join us in person or even purchase buckets of rich mine ore and more ONLINE.
We are open March 1st through December 31st, Closed Sundays. Memorial Day through Labor day 9-6, all other days 9-5.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at 1-888-817-5829 or use our online request form.