Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine, Marion

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#73 of 77 in Sightseeing in North Carolina Mountains
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Lucky Strike is a beautiful place to come and pan for gold and mine for gems . Or enjoy Bonanza Burger and sluice juice (sweet tea) from the Miners Diner . This is a family owned and operated campground opened in 1991 by Doug and LIz Mccormick .
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  • The grandchildren 7 and 10 enjoyed panning for gold and gems. The guide was very helpful helping in showing and training us how to look for the gold. Gem mining is much easier and goes faster then gol...  more »
  • Great little grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Family owned, simple fare and a joy! Easy to find, just south of downtown Marion off US Highway 221 South. Mine for gold, shop in their jewelry ...  more »
  • To get here, you go to the campgrounds and down quite a steep gravel road. There is another way to get here off of Polly Spout Rd, which we took when we left. You pull up to the Gem Mining spot and bu...  more »

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