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Garnet Mine Tours, North River

Categories: Tourist Spots, Mines
Inspirock Rating:
2.4/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
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  • We made the trip on a whim as we were road tripping for the afternoon and didn't realize we missed the last tour of the day; the girl was very sweet and gave us passes to come back! So we did (and pla...  read more »
  • We took our kids to this place and were disappointed. Once you arrive, you buy your passes. Then you wait and are lead down to the mine. A guide gives a 5-8 minute explanation of past mine operation. ...  read more »
  • It should already be well motivated to reach the end of the road leading to the mine office... Rate $ 15 / person entitle 5 min from blah blah on minerals and 40 min on the mine site, in fact to open around 2 points of water. You can pick up many red pebbles (from a few mm) it's the Garnet (see Wikipedia...). Bucket, strainer and plastic bag are provided, it's fun for children and teenagers, but we can't call that "undermine"... There's no big "rocks" to find neither instrument allowed to dig or break the rock. The guide doesn't help, except to remind you that it is time to leave the site (so exceptionally no tip!).
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