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Rose Creek Mine

115 Terrace Ridge Dr, Franklin, NC 28734-0869
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Great fun

Visited with my son's family. Children ages are 6 and 9 Great adventure for both adults and... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
A6420ADchristinew
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Iowa City, Iowa
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All that glitters

If you are interested in some gem mining fun in North Carolina, check out Rose Creek. Their prices... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2016
Amy W
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Cincinnati
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Overview

  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gem mining” (24 reviews)
“the owner” (19 reviews)
“rock shop” (7 reviews)
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115 Terrace Ridge Dr, Franklin, NC 28734-0869
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Reviews (207)

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"gem mining"
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"the owner"
in 19 reviews
"rock shop"
in 7 reviews
"salted buckets"
in 14 reviews
"staff were helpful"
in 3 reviews
"nice family"
in 3 reviews
"take home"
in 8 reviews
"great fun"
in 9 reviews
"picnic area"
in 4 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"gem mine"
in 7 reviews
"entire family"
in 3 reviews
"tom"
in 24 reviews
"linda"
in 12 reviews
"garnets"
in 32 reviews
"bags"
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Visited with my son's family. Children ages are 6 and 9 Great adventure for both adults and children in finding small gems The owner makes himself available and answers all questions. He is very knowledgeable about the variety of gems in the area We had...More

Thank A6420ADchristinew
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in some gem mining fun in North Carolina, check out Rose Creek. Their prices are very reasonable, gem buckets are generously salted, and their customer service is top notch. When I'd finished mining my bucket, staff identified all of my finds...More

Thank Amy W
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Although we had just done some "mining" at a mine in another part of NC the day before, the great reviews at Rose Creek made me want to bring the kids to mine again and I am so glad we did. We arrived and met...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Was unsure about coming to this mine because I did not want "salted" dirt. At this mine you can purchase buckets of dirt that have gems in them.....all the mines do this! At this mine, you sluice creek soil.....different than dirt from land mine. You...More

Thank WorldTraveler0505
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Just purchased a bucket of gems from the online store - I am very pleased!! It included a variety of beautiful good sized gems.

Thank Suzanne N
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Tom, the owner, always makes sure that his customers walk away with plenty of rubies. Kids love it and so do adults!

Thank Gail N
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

This was our 4th time to Rose Creek and it was wonderful! Tom & Linda are so friendly and knowledgeable. There are options for all price ranges & also a nice gift shop. We will be back!

Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

We were about 5 minutes late for the cutoff time for "mining" minerals at the end of the day, however, they were so wonderful and allowed my grandson to choose a bag to "wash" which he really enjoyed doing. He was so happy to have...More

Thank Brenda M
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

this is great place for kids and adults alike, we had great time but wished would have gotten more time to talk with owner about what we had found, son was doing this part of job and not as enthusiastic as Dad seemed to be...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

This was a first for us and we were not sure what to do. The folks helped us get started and checked on us throughout our time there to ensure we were enjoying ourselves. Afterwards they separated our fines into groups of gems and labeled...More

1  Thank Karen M
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stnelson513
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that would be a problem, depending on the dog of course!
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stnelson513
25 August 2017|
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Is it pet friendly??
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Amy B
26 July 2017|
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Response from Corrine G | Reviewed this property |
That looks like all the info right from the horse's mouth!!!
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