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Jackson Hole Gem Mine has been a family owned business since it was built in 1952. We are located exactly 9 miles from beautiful downtown Highlands, and 9 miles from downtown Franklin. We are 1/3 of a mile from the breathtaking Cullasaja Falls...more
Stopped here while driving to Franklin.
Touristy place but fun. Plenty of gems and other things to buy.
Owner very helpful.
We shared a medium sized bucket and got several different stones.
We thought it was fun and think kids would have a enjoy it.
I stopped by while motorcycling through area on a rainy day. I got a really nice 1 ct. Aquamarine pendant. Then minex a 10$ bucket found so.e nice stones, including a stone containing 2 each 4 carat sapphires or rubies a great experience friendly staff...More
We took visiting family with a four year old and had a great time. The people there are very helpful, especially with the young one. It's clean and covered so it can be a good place to go on a rainy day with kids that...More
Great mine, very clean, very helpful with the young kids. The stone were good size and our 4 year old and 3 year old loved their “treasures”. We made two trips here during our week in the Highlands bc the kids had such a great...More
A friend of us told that the people in highlands usually ate boiled peanuts. We did not know nothing about boiled peanuts, but this family was so kind, talking with us, explaining this traditional snack and giving us some peanuts (both normal and spicy) to...More
Looking at both their website & trip advisor times it says open until 4. Imagine our surprise having driven one hour - because everything in this area takes an hour due to narrow, winding roads - only to find the mine closes at 2:30. We...More
Our kids loved Gem mining here they didn't mind the cold weather however the water could have been a little warmer but it didn't stop them. The lady was very knowledgeable and we appreciated the time she took to explain what gems they had found.
We typically visit in the summer, first visit in the colder weather. Online everything states a $10 bucket. Arrived to find these are not offered in the non tourist times. It was too late to walk away. No heaters outside. Could have made a few...More