We visited on a Monday afternoon and it wasnt crowded. I believe that it is run by a family and everyone seemed to be very knowledgable and helpful. We purchased the family bucket for $35 (5 gallon bucket) and it took myself, my husband and our 7 year old son about 45 minutes to sift through it. We were not rushed and my son loved the gems it produced. We even ended up with some old hand made nails in our bucket. It was fun and we were pleased with our finds.
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