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Address: 75 Gold Nugget Lane, Cleveland, GA
Phone Number: (706) 865-5454
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Nice way to spend an hour

We hadn't done this before and it was pretty good. Not sure how it compares to other places like this. The kids enjoyed it for a little while and then got bored, but we did find... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Dana B
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

First you pay an insane price for a bucket of dirt that really does contain gold BUT the holes in the dirt sifter are to big to catch the gold. If you do happen to see a flake of gold as it goes through the screen you can't put your hands in the sleuth to get YOUR gold YOU paid... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We hadn't done this before and it was pretty good. Not sure how it compares to other places like this. The kids enjoyed it for a little while and then got bored, but we did find some cool rocks.

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Scottsburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a blast panning for gems and seeing what we could find. The prices are very reasonable and the store staff was top notch. They even help you sort through your findings and help you identify your goods. We also panned for Gold, the kids didn't like this as much as it was a lot more work.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had lots of fun and learned so much about the "raw" gems. The staff was VERY friendly, and the four legged greeters (dogs), were super sweet. Nice laid back attraction.

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Crawfordville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My wife and I took a weekend get away to Helen and came here to do our panning. It was so cold we didn't do the river, we bought a gem bucket. We came home with alot of Gems. Desiree was the lady working, she was so helpful and friendly that this cannot be the same person earlier reviews were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Was a great experience purchased a 60 dollar gem bucket pulled several rubies, emeralds and 1 sapphire. And a bunch of other semi precious stones. Worth the value for the return. As for the gold panning pulled .70 grams of gold from the medium size bucket not a bad haul. Will be back

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We randomly picked this place for the kids to do some mining. We have a 9-yr-old and 13-yr-old who both enjoyed it. We got them both a bucket for $30 each and they spent about 30-45 minutes sifting through their bucket coming up with some amazing finds in their bucket of all kinds of gem stones of all sizes. It... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We visited the mine yesterday. This was our 2nd trip to this mine as we visited 2 years ago. We chose to do the river grubbing for half a day. Keep in mind everyone has to pay even if they aren't going to participate. We had 4 adults, 2 teenagers and a 9 year old in our party. We panned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Ok...I have to admit my husband and I were a bit skeptical at 1st when we called to make reservations for the campground and they said there were only 8 RV hookup sites. We have never camped at a campground that small and were not really sure what to expect, but we're pretty laid back people so we knew if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Take it for what it is, we had a really good time. Our older children loved finding the gems even if the experience was a little pricey. Family time in the outdoors with no electronics or distractions was well worth it. We found the lady in the shop very sincere and informative when chatting with us and our chatty children.... More 

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