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Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines

6145 Helen Highway, Helen, GA 30571
+1 706-878-2625
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Pay Dirt Sucks!!!!

My husband and I came to Helen for his Birthday and stayed at a cabin on the River. We are... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
lmorawetz
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
Fun souveneer stop with lots of stuff to do

Look, when is the Georgia mountains do everything a tourist would do. Stop here for a break and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
M Richard M
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Livermore, Colorado
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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6145 Helen Highway, Helen, GA 30571
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband and I came to Helen for his Birthday and stayed at a cabin on the River. We are experienced gold prospectors and love to pan. We took a break, came here and bought paydirt. Spent a small fortune. A few gold nuggets. We've...More

Thank lmorawetz
Chad J, Owner at Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines, responded to this review

We have been in business for over 40 years and not in this business to rip any one off. we are in the entertainment business. We have a sign when you pay that gold is hard to do and there is no refunds. Also, Yes...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Look, when is the Georgia mountains do everything a tourist would do. Stop here for a break and see ,lots of stuff.

Thank M Richard M
Chad J, Owner at Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your review. Hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

What's more fun than the chance to mine for gold and gems? There are quite a few mining locations in this area. Dukes Creek has a nostalgic feel, but I do not believe it is the nicest one around. I will say from the summer...More

Thank ItsCrabbie
Chad J, Owner at Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review and thank you for your business.

Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped here as part of our tour. The staff and the owner were very nice and helpful in getting everyone set up. After your "panning" they are also helpful in identifying your gems. The owner is also a gem cutter and will, for a...More

2  Thank tnreb
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Our son loves finding rocks and what he calls treasures so we thought he would love this. Very friendly staff. We choose to do a gem bucket and a fossil bucket. Walked out spending 25 bucks. Not crowded nor did we feel rushed. Our son...More

2  Thank 669candices
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We did the gem mining experience, and it was really good, especially for young kids. The price was good, and the staff was friendly. We were a bit disappointed to get there and find that they didn't have any gold to mine, despite what their...More

2  Thank meg1974
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My son had the best time here!! He found large stones and a small ruby, moon stones etc..The lady that worked there was extremely helpful and gave us a guide on which stones were what!! A lot of fun for the whole family!

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We took a four year old a six year old and two eight year olds and we all had a great afternoon. The little one enjoyed finding the gems but the older ones wanted to know about them so we all left happy. Judy was...More

1  Thank daviddrown
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had so much fun panning for gems, the boys found "treasures" we put in a mason jar on our mantle, except one piece of pink quartz the size of a softball! Plan to get wet and dirty!

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you pan the river or creeks near here you might find gold, really. This place teaches you to pan and you might find some gold or even gem stones since there panning material comes from a wide number of sources. Keeps children entertained and...More

Thank ReindeerWrangler
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