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I'm not sure how my sister found this place, but while I was out of town for work, she and my mom dropped in and had such a good time they wanted me to join them the following weekend, and as you can guess, we...More
We brought our 8 year old here and she had a blast. The staff is very helpful and informative. Even though it was super hot out, there was some shade and they provided cold water. Great stop! Be sure to bring cash, they don't take...More
OK so this place doesn't look like much and many people drive right by the makeshift sign. There is nothing fancy here, no high tech fancy anything. Here's the secret though - the kids LOVE it. They will pan for gems as long as you...More
Phil has created a wonderful hands-on panning experience for birthday parties, Cub Scouts, etc. He is very knowledgeable and brings bags of potash to this site and the children can take home whatever they find. Great activity for a different birthday party.
At Blue Gemstone Panning, you can select what type of item you want to look for-either fossils or gemstones. Each bag is $15. After you select you bag, you take it to the sluice area, and add some of the dirt to the screens that...More