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Reed Gold Mine

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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See historical gold mine. Nice location. Free to visit. $3 to "pan for gold". You get a pan of... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2019
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Raleigh
What a wonderful and educational afternoon!

The Reed Gold Mine is a wonderful place to visit. My first visit was today with a heat index... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2019
mummey
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9621 Reed Mine Rd, Locust, NC 28107-9673
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See historical gold mine. Nice location. Free to visit. $3 to "pan for gold". You get a pan of dirt and you are instructed how to add water and sift down to see if you have gold flakes. Nice museum, and you can tour a gold mine. Lots of historical gold mine equipment. We
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The Reed Gold Mine is a wonderful place to visit. My first visit was today with a heat index around 100 degrees. It was about a 2 and 1/2 hour drive through beautiful countryside from Raleigh, NC. When we arrived we were greeted by a very kind and well-educated staff. The
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Visiting the area and was looking for local stuff to do. Love that the walking tour was self-guided and they gave you a brochure of history to read along the marked path. Would recommend this to anyone. Tour was free and panning for gold was only $3. Nice, inexpensive family
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Visited Reed Gold Mine State Park. Again, excellent museum and actual underground mine. Nicely presented and easy to get around. Tour is over a mile walking but very easy. Suggest this to anyone interested in history or geology.
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My family visited this site and found it to be a GEM of a place. The Visitor Center was filled with great historical information about the mine and mining industry. The mine itself was amazing to walk through. There were lots of trails to hike around the property. My wife and
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