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Pigeon Forge Gem Mine

2865 Pigeon Forge Parkway, 3 Bears General Store, Pigeon Forge, TN
+1 865-453-4733
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Kids love this place

Our kids love our gem mining. We've done tons of them in all sorts of locations. This is the best... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BKCfromNC
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Great place

this is a great place for the whole family. we mined for some gems and found some ruby"s. even... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jblackwell14367
,
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gem mining” (49 reviews)
“shark teeth” (20 reviews)
“stones cut” (15 reviews)
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2865 Pigeon Forge Parkway, 3 Bears General Store, Pigeon Forge, TN
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+1 865-453-4733
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our kids love our gem mining. We've done tons of them in all sorts of locations. This is the best one we've ever been to. Friendly guy manning the mining area. The gem finds are the best we've ever had. We always leave with bags...More

1  Thank BKCfromNC
Reviewed 5 days ago

this is a great place for the whole family. we mined for some gems and found some ruby"s. even though prices were high we had fun..

1  Thank jblackwell14367
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for the whole family.. Great ice cream and great fudge...great place to buy shirt's.... When I was little you could feed live Bear's

1  Thank smiller2692
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone here was very friendly. A little high on price after you shift for rocks. The girls loved it and small kids would find it exciting.

1  Thank MDcruise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen people complain about paying thirty bucks for a bucket of sand and "gems" ... but my kid had a blast. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and we walked away with thirty dollars worth of memories I wouldn't trade for anything. We will...More

1  Thank Candico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids have fun sifting through the dirt for stones and gems. After you find gems, you can take them inside and an expert will tell you about each stone. Then you have the choice, to have the nice stones polished and made into ear...More

1  Thank rob93050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend loves gemstones so we went and bought a $65 bucket of sand.The buckets vary in size and price.Then we began sifting.We ended up with 2 quart size bags full of gemstones,rocks,fossils and a few shark teeth.Then you take your bounty inside to have...More

1  Thank HardJax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did this, but it was so much fun I'm sure kids would love it. You pay for a bucket of dirt/sand, then wash it away a little at a time to reveal the gems inside. We were surprised by the number...More

1  Thank Judy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time here! So much fun and Terry was so sweet! He was so helpful telling us about all the gems and minerals. Definitely will be back!

1  Thank Heather F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all enjoyed mining..found a few pretty rocks or gems..Was a little costly but had a great time....

1  Thank alatodd2016
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Steven K
Are you pet friendly?
25 March 2017|
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Response from SmokyMnt2travel | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The mining area is outside. The indoor shop is quite crowded so that depends.
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Steven K
Are you pet friendly?
25 March 2017|
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Response from khudgins14 | Reviewed this property |
The place is outside to mine so possibly but doubt they let it inside
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Kimber M
Are you open in February?
16 January 2017|
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Response from TPerry62 | Property representative |
We sure are! Come on by and see us!
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