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Hocking Hills Gem Mine

Folks of all ages agree that Hocking Hills Gem Mine is loads of fun! Gold panning is now available! We offer two different sizes of gold buckets to pan and discover your gold. Interested in gem mining - no matter what size bucket you choose  you are sure to find a variety of gem stones. Our gem rough material includes gems like sapphire, amethyst, peridot, obsidian, moonstone, emerald, garnet and more. Our Lil' Prospect bucket is loaded with rough gemstones of all shapes and sizes. Try our Rock Hound bucket and you will find rough and polished gemstones and a variety of other items like fossils and arrowheads. You will think you've struck it rich if you get the Mother Lode bucket when you see all the awesome gem rough included in this bucket, a geode, plus you will find at least one cuttable and one cut gemstone. We also offer special buckets that include a cut and polished stone like emerald, sapphire, Garnet and more. Our larger buckets are great for families or groups to share. The mining sluice is open to the public from April 1 to October 31 - call for hours of operation.


29150 Pattor Rd

Logan, Ohio 43138

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Toll-Free: (800) 562-0251
Local Number: (740) 385-4295

E-mail Address(es)

Special Hours: seasonal - call for hours of operation


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Gemstone: 11.00 - 165.00
Gold: 33.75 - 59.00

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Debit Card, Discover, Mastercard, Visa



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