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Outpost Gold and Gem

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A+ we had a great time.

There was a young blonde haired gentleman working the afternoon we were there. We really had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacksonville, Florida
Daughter was in heaven

My daughter loves rocks and gems and this place was great. The staff wsd friendly and the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
John R
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gold panning”(6 reviews)
“pan for gold”(8 reviews)
“rain or shine”(2 reviews)
Strike It Rich in Helen, Georgia at the Outpost Gold & Gem! The Outpost Gold & Gem is a family attraction that is fun for all ages. Try your luck with our Pay Dirt Buckets, filled with Concentrated Gold, Fossils, or Rare Earth Gems, such as rubies...more
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7901 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545-3619
+1 706-878-5065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a young blonde haired gentleman working the afternoon we were there. We really had a great time. He taught us about the stones, share a post card with all their names and just really helped us have a great time. I’d never done...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter loves rocks and gems and this place was great. The staff wsd friendly and the owner/manager was very friendly and answered all her questions. This was a great time had by the whole family. Got quite a few gems for the money also

Thank John R
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I'm a pretty big rock hound, but never really have done the whole gem grubbing thing. My wife and I decided to try it out, and we had a lot of fun. You get a little thrill each time you lift the pan and find...More

Thank zackyvii
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Nice shop with ample parking. Staff is friendly and helpful. Variety of gemstones, jewelry and other gifts available.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Great staff and fun place for the kids. We did the gem minning and they made sure to get enough to make it worth while.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time panning for gold. Got three twenty five dollars buckets after about three hours of panning found $47.37 worth of gold. Not supposed to get rich but a lot of fun. I would recommend this attraction for a chance to pan for...More

1  Thank davidhR2767KJ
Reviewed 24 November 2017

When in the Northeast Georgia mountains stay at the Heidi Motel in Helen (the one with the windmill). You will get a discount to pan for gold or gems. Kids love finding gems and I went for the gold. It is now I enclosed with...More

Thank auenmac
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I didn't feel up to panning for anything but needed crystals for my collection. Found great items to buy. Had great fun doing so too! Amber jewelry abounds here and the jeweler on site can help you with sizing any ring. Friendly and helpful staff...More

Thank talaverabeads
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

David was awesome and spent the time to explain the gems. We mined and spent time in the store. Worth the time to stop! Thanks David!

Thank Scenic425755
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Purchased five buckets of dirt and "gems". OK new going in what that would be. But then I decided to have some jewelry made, BIG MISTAKE! I picked out settings and stones and paid in advance for what I wanted. 8 months later still nothing....More

1  Thank lucybelle8
Chasity1123, Owner at Outpost Gold and Gem, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

We ship all our items with tracking and insurance so if you haven’t received it and we did tell you that we sent it. We can now contact the postal service since we have no control on packages after we mail them. We work very...More

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Faith W
22 February 2017|
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Response from Chad J | Property representative |
Yes pets are allowed..
29 April 2016|
Response from Shannon T | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember the price but I think it was $12...various size buckets and choices to fit budgets. No time limit and we didn't feel rushed at all