Jackson Hole Trading Post & Gem Mine, Highlands

Categories: Tourist Spots, Mines
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
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  • Took three kids and three adults here to mine (really, to pan) for gems. It was a lot of fun for the kids, they make sure there is plenty for the kids to find in the buckets of dirt. The guy working t...  read more »
  • Highly recommend this place for those who want to gem mine but don't want to spend all day at it or get wet etc. Owners were fantastic and helpful. The young man who helps outside was so kind and know...  read more »
  • Our kids absolutely loved this place! They found lots of gems and had a blast... Definitely a highlight of our NC vacation!! The cherry cider is very good too! 
  • This place brought out the kid in me for sure!!! Even though it kind of had a "set up" feeling to it, I mean everything was already in buckets and stuff, it was still a neat experience. The gift shop was amazing as well with some beautiful jewelry.
  • Stopped in thinking this would just be a tourist gimmick but had a great time! Looked around the store and bought some delicious strawberry jelly. As we were checking out the gem "mining" caught our eye so we bought a $30 bucket to "mine". We sifted through the bucket with our dog on the porch and had a lot of fun doing it. Staff was super helpful & friendly, definitely worth a visit if you're looking for something unique to do.
  • Gem mine is fun, but a little expensive for the buckets.
  • We had a great experience here with 7 year olds. They enjoyed the mining and my daughter had a pendant made from one of the gems that she found. My wife liked it so much that she will be having a pendant made from another of the gems for Christmas. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable; I would call it a good family activity.
  • I love this place. I can't wait to make it there again.
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