Nantahala Gorge Ruby Mine, Bryson City

Nantahala Gorge Ruby Mine is located in Bryson City. Take a look at our Bryson City trip itinerary planning website to schedule your visit to Nantahala Gorge Ruby Mine and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is a fun place to come with youngsters to pan for gemstones. It's fun to do, even on a hot day as the place is shaded. This is a great thing to do when you are in the Nantahala area  more »
  • We had so much fun even in the rain! The space is covered so if the weather isn't cooperating think about taking the ride Buckets range from $40- $60 but the basic bucket was enough to keep us busy fo...  more »
  • My youngest son loves this stuff!! We've never taken him before so this was our first experience. The Lady and young man who run the place were very nice. She was great at talking to the kids and iden...  more »
  • After going across many gem mines, this one was arguably my all-time favorite! The staff was wonderful, and very helpful in explaining the stones and usability. I found some wonderful Dalmatian Jasper (my second favorite gemstone!) and plenty of rubies, emeralds, amethysts, and even arrowheads! I highly recommend this place!
  • Fun little place to go gem mining. Helpful staff, ample parking and reasonable prices
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