Elijah Mountain Gem Mine

2120 Brevard Rd, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 USA

66 Reviews
Open Now
Mon 10a-6p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
  • Public
Add to Trip
Remove Ads

Learn more about this business on Yelp.

“find that diamond in the rough”

At Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, You become a prospector from the 1800's and mine for real gem stones and gold that you can keep! Tripadvisor.com annually votes us the top gem mine in NC. We provide everything you need to have a great time and be successful. Come see Asheville area's original gem mine and see why we have been voted #1 for years!  Covered outdoor water flumes and indoor flumes open 7 days a week. Find Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Quartz crystals, Citrine, Amethyst, Garnets,  Aventurine, Sodalite, Peridot, Opal, Fluorite, Aquamarine, Topaz, Peacock Copper, Amazonite,  Labradorite and dozens more!  Family owned and operated. Don't settle for copycat mines. All competitor's coupons accepted, DOUBLED and we'll even buy you a Coke! Large variety of gemstone types in all buckets. The larger the bucket, the more you find! Over 40 types of semi-precious and precious gem types possible in every bucket! You're welcomed to share buckets too! 

Read More >
Photo of Stephanie W.

Reviewed by
Stephanie W.

Great place to spend an afternoon- the staff was super friendly and knowledgeable. They have both indoor and outdoor areas to sit and gem mine. There are also other amenities to check out- goats,... Read more

Photo of Lady B.

Reviewed by
Lady B.

Fun gem mining!! You can spend hours here digging for the gems all size buckets! Beautiful peacocks, goats, and chickens as well as a kids obstacle course! Fun for the whole family! Loved it! Read more

Photo of Jenn J.

Reviewed by
Jenn J.

Look, we all know that this place is a 'tourist trap' and they place the items in the various buckets. However, that doesn't stop it from being a fun activity. We got the green bucket to share and... Read more

Elijah Mountain Gem Mine

2120 Brevard Rd
Hendersonville, North Carolina
28791 USA


Open now until 6:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Problem with this listing? Let us know.

  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
See More Details (16)

Parking, Dining

Remove Ads

Nearby Hotels

Landrum, South Carolina
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Landrum, South Carolina
Asheville, North Carolina

Related Trip Guides

  • Trip Guide
  • 1 Week

The top things to do on a Blue Ridge Parkway road trip

  • 85 Place
  • 36:26
  • 2,094 km
  • Trip Guide

The top things to do on an I-40 road trip

  • 35 Place
  • 49:44
  • 4,588 km
  • Trip Guide

The top things to do on an I-95 road trip

  • 50 Place
  • 41:46
  • 3,191 km
  • Trip Guide

The top things to do on an East Coast road trip

  • 32 Place
  • 48:54
  • 4,158 km
Remove Ads