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Address: 121 Mayville Road, Bethel, ME 04217
Phone Number: 800-533-3607
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gems

We came to "find" gems- for $25.00 we get a bucket to sift through. Dave was extremely knowledgable and helpful, we got some cool gems and had a really fun time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Bourne, Massachusetts
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Bourne, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We came to "find" gems- for $25.00 we get a bucket to sift through. Dave was extremely knowledgable and helpful, we got some cool gems and had a really fun time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Had a wicked awesome time. Came up to visit family we all had a blast. We even got to see a couple bold Eagles and had beautiful views! Thanks for a wonderful adventure! Would totally do this again!!! 😝

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Lincolnville, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Spectacular weekend tenting, biking, & kayaking on the Androscoggin River at Bethel Outdoor Adventure Campground. Tent site was lovely, owners & employees friendly & helpful, kayak rental for Gilead drop off excellent value. My new favorite spot!!

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We have our own kayak and they wanted $45 for a one way four mile ride for one person. Other places we've been have given us a ride for $0-3. It seems they don't like happy campers. Do they really think we'll rent equipment when we have our own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The Bethel Outdoor Adventure is a great place to rent canoes, kayaks, or tubes. This would be a great place to bring your family. They take you to a destination of your choice, depending on how long you want to be on the river. The river is a great place to loose yourself in nature. I've seen Eagles, a Mother... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you are booking a trip with your own tubes - be careful! The website says the price for shuttling up to 14 people is $37. When I called to reserve a space for our family, I was told that it would be $45, since we were bringing our own tubes. While this was on our outer limit for what... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The campground was clean, quiet and peaceful. The rental canoe trip was fun and easy. The wire bridge across the river to the island was really cool, too! Can't forget the bucket of tailings we brought home to "mine" at a later date! Great place, great people great fun! Thank you for a great time. We will be back! Dottie... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I've been going here for more than 10 years with a great group of friends. This place is wonderful, they give us a great rate for the group camp site. Always lots of fun. Can wait until our trip this year.

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Rumford, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Family fun ALL NATURAL. Maine is about the outdoors..Maine is also about the finest gem and mineral hunting..introduce your family to an hour of unplugged real gem hunting at the SLUICE.. its just fun and rewarding looking through local mining tailing and coming out with a cup of real gems. They also can get you on a great section of... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

kids loved this, call to check hours, get a large bucket, staff are very knowledgeable. We found some great gems and learned a great deal about geology.

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