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Talking Rock General

Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Fun place for an afternoon visit!

My wife and I were out with our grandson looking at the Fall Foilage and stumbled across Talking... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Rome, Georgia
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Hidden “gem”

This place was perfect for my husband and I who were really just trying to kill some time. We never... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
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6 Nov 2018
“Fun place for an afternoon visit!”
25 Sep 2018
“Hidden “gem””
We are located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains. We invite you to treasure hunt in our Gemstone Mining or Gold Panning sluiceways. Both areas are outdoor and are covered while offering a fresh breeze from fans to to keep you cool and...more
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5119 Highway 136 W, Talking Rock, GA 30175-2943
+1 706-253-4367
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were out with our grandson looking at the Fall Foilage and stumbled across Talking Rock General. Our grandson is 9 years old and lives dinosaurs, and geology in general. He was in Heaven as soon as he walked in. We thought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This place was perfect for my husband and I who were really just trying to kill some time. We never gold panned before but it was quite the experience. The woman helping us was great. We also did the gem mine. All in all it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ashleycS9214HL
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This lovely little slice of Georgia is lots of fun for kids. There are 2 buildings, 1 has all kinds of rocks, trinkets, jewelry and nick nacks. The kids can pan for gold or gems. There are several choices and each price is different. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LadyLinck
Reviewed 1 November 2016

When we are out riding our motorcycles my husband and I stop in here! So cozy, so friendly. Even if you don't spend a lot of money, they make you feel welcome!

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank melisahubbs
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I brought my kids up to the mountains for spring break this year, gem mining of course was a top priority for them. We found Talking Rock General online and found it with no problems. Miss Jill took SUCH good care of us. She was...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Jenelle W
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This was on the boys list of things to do on our trip. Very interesting store. What I thought would be a 10-2 min stop ended up being a 1.5-2 hour stop. The kids did gold panning, geode cracking, and then gem mining. Lol. The...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank MaryAnnBG86
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