Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine, Marion

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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  • We went here to gem hunt and found out it was not what we expected it to be. We had fun because we, were trying out something new we have't, done before till now. The place was back in nowhere in, Mar...  more »
  • I only did a half-day, sifted through 2 gem buckets. Found some interesting stones, but nothing exciting and, with no real flow to the trough, water got muddy/cloudy quickly. Watched some others panni...  more »
  • You wont find much more than the 1 gram nugget in each bag. I should have gone to the local stream and panned out paydirt for free. But, It was fun for beginners, not for the experienced panners.  more »

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