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Little River Gem Mine

2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
+1 865-456-2601
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Run down and no shade

It could be spruced up, enough to justify the pricey bucket of dirt and gems. While it was short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
whodoyouknow
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New York City, New York
Perfect

This place lives up to all the excellent reviews. Two full buckets of excitement for my 4 and 6... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DonU949
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Delray Beach, Florida, USA
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We are Open 7 days a week from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. We are closed on Christmas and Snow Days if we can't get in. We have a wonderful Gem mine with buckets full of treasures. Also a rock yard and store full of wonderful Rocks, Gems, and Minerals from all over the World.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gem mining” (21 reviews)
“rock store” (2 reviews)
“shark teeth” (2 reviews)
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2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
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+1 865-456-2601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It could be spruced up, enough to justify the pricey bucket of dirt and gems. While it was short and fun, I thought they could have placed an awning over the area you sit and pan. Really hot and sunny when we went.More

Thank whodoyouknow
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry about this year's excessive heat. Normally it isn't a problem. We are next door to a antique mall and have designed our shop to look like a old mine shop. We want our guests to be pleased. We are sorry we couldn't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place lives up to all the excellent reviews. Two full buckets of excitement for my 4 and 6 year old grandsons. Well worth the 45 minute drive for me.

Thank DonU949
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We look forward to your return. We love it when we can expand the minds of children and teach them about the Rocks and Gems.Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped off at the Little River Gem Mine on our way out of Pigeon Forge. It's a small place on the side of the road with little signage, if you don't know it's there you will drive right past. My 5 yr old and 12...More

Thank Michael L
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

We are so happy you found us.Thanks for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you are in the area, you have to stop here. The folks are incredible educated concerning all sorts of rocks and minerals and fossils. My kids got two buckets for $35, I think. So worth it! They got a geode each plus a wide...More

Thank konsrq
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

We love to spread the world of rock hounding onto to new generation. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Fantastic collection of gems, glass, minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, DRAGONS!!! and characters! These folks have been collecting for decades, their stories are as wonderful as the artifacts and minerals. Many theater props and lawn art surround the shop Always at the ready with buckets of possibly...More

Thank RockHound4774
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

We are a family owned business and truly been collecting for decades. We are so happy you took the time to tell others about us.

Reviewed 9 June 2017

They sell wide variety of rocks and glass. Buckets are preloaded with sand and goodies to find. Scoop into sifter and sift away in the flowing water. Family run I believe. Skylar was with us whole time and knew every stone. 2 sharks teeth as...More

Thank khorween
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review. We are so happy Skylar was able to put a little sparkle in your time in Sevierville.

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

On our way home from vacation, my wife and I stopped at Little River Gem Mine in hopes of getting more Kryptonite and seeing Walter. Fortunately we were able to do both! Walter, who was managing the shop that day, is a fountain of knowledge...More

1  Thank Rome M
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

We have been wondering what our 100th review would be. Thanks for the spectacular review. Saving Superman is our favorite review to date.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went to pan and to pan only, so I can't speak for the quality of any jewelry or stones that are readily for sale. We bought one bucket to pan, and got so many different rocks and gems we decided to get another, which...More

2  Thank FamilyofNerds
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Our bucket offer so many stones and change from month to month making a card is hard to do. We are always happy to write down the names for you. Our even let you video us identifing them . The Internet is a great place...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have been to Little River Gem Mine and found them to have a nice selection of gems, minerals and crystals, wonderful staff and unique picks!

1  Thank Arianna C
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

We are so happy we were a plus to your visit to Sevierville. Thanks for taking the time to write your nice review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Wanna do something new and get hooked? This place is for you! We both had gen experience from our childhood and being here brought us right back and gave us a wonder experience! Besides finding awesome gems, the owner and staff are available for any...More

1  Thank Angelika L
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

We want everyone who stops by to enjoy our stones as much as we do. Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Nina O
6 August 2017|
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Response from Aimeer985 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was right outside the shop but she may have options for you if raining. I really wouldn't waste my money elsewhere as this place is worth it. Tried 2 other places and they were totally disappointing.
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Justlera
15 May 2016|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
Recently folks have been finding amethyst, garnet, several types of Jaspers, calicites and agates,healerite, rose quartz, amazonite, obsidian, quartz, fluorite, soldalite, selenite, and more.
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angeleyes200054
16 September 2015|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
We have now only have a $20 bucket or you can get 2 buckets for $35.
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