We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ron Coleman Mine

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 155 Crystal Ridge Lane, Jessieville, AR 71949
Phone Number: +1 800-291-4484
Website
Description: We are a family owned quartz crystal mine that is 5 generations strong. We...
We are a family owned quartz crystal mine that is 5 generations strong. We offer quartz mining for the public, zip lining across our 250 foot deep pit, and tours of our entire mining operation. Groups welcome with special pricing!
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 51 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Crystal Digging

The staff is nice & helpful. Clean restroom. Parking is very close to digging site. Once I knew what I was looking for I found some neat crystals & other cool rocks. Take plenty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Momx3j
,
Yukon, Oklahoma
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We were really excited about finding crystals and we're hoping to dig for them. What we found is that you dig through piles of tailings. In other words, through the discards. We did find a few nice pieces but there was little or no chance of finding big pieces. It does take work to finds crystals, don't expect to see... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We visited Coleman Mine in early june and had a very good time digging up nice crystals. We found several large and small points as well as some nice clusters. The only mistake we made was to waste a day visiting other place neat mount ida. Great staff that were very helpful. Just remember to bring lots of water, a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We go crystal digging all the time to Jim Colman mines, but the road was washed out so we went to Ron's. $15 more than we usually pay and the site they told us was best was fresh 4 days earlier. Yes we found crystals but they were small cloudy broken. The staff is very nice, the store is clean... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Yukon, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

The staff is nice & helpful. Clean restroom. Parking is very close to digging site. Once I knew what I was looking for I found some neat crystals & other cool rocks. Take plenty of water & snacks. There's a Zipline too, but we didn't go on it this time. Would be fun for younger kids that like to dig!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shawnee, Kansas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

been comeing here for 32 years this was worse trip ever no turning of piles no new stuff to mine no machines of any kind to have a good mineing day it was Mat 7,2015 Thursday why they did not do anything to make it a good mineing day is beyond me. Also why ladies takeing the money to mine... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We found more crystals than our car could carry. Ranging in size from jewelry points to single points 8 inches around and 8 inches long. We found clusters palm size to basket ball size. We found several beautiful double terminations. I will be back many many times. We have a trip planned in may in take the kids then going... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We Paid $20 a piece to find only a handful of very small quartz crystals. I could have purchased more for the price we paid to dig. And we really dug in several areas. No clusters really nothing worth the visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

For me this was not a good crystal digging day. The placed seemed picked over and later I was told by a camper in the campground that the trackhoe was broken and the mine couldn't bring up any fresh tailings. That may be why I couldn't find any points. But I wish they would have told me about their broken... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We spent the whole day at Ron Coleman's mine digging for crystals with five and seven year olds. The kids (and adults) had a blast! We founds tons of great quartz crystals. And one the size of a basketball with at least 30-40 individual crystals growing out. We also took the mine tour with Lauren who was so good with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cabot, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Was looking for a good place to take grandkids on Spring Break that didn't cost to much and this place was great ! We also took a tour of the mine and it was very interesting and they answered all are questions. They have the best Zip line in the State ! There was things to do with all ages.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Ron Coleman Mine also viewed

 

Been to Ron Coleman Mine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ron Coleman Mine

Address: Address: 155 Crystal Ridge Lane, Jessieville, AR 71949
Phone Number: +1 800-291-4484
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Jessieville

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ron Coleman Mine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?