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Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine

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Lunch at Lucky Strike

We ate lunch here yesterday and the the food was wonderful. Homemade burgers to order. This place... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Aiken, South Carolina
via mobile
Trip with work

A small group of individuals went to enjoy an outing. We panned for jewels and got several nice... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Vickie W
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251 Lucky St, Marion, NC 28752-4349
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We stayed for 8 days and will definitely go back!! The sites were nice and level and spacious! The owners and workers treat you like family. If you have a question either about gold panning or high banking, they were more then happy to tell...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We ate lunch here yesterday and the the food was wonderful. Homemade burgers to order. This place is I'm a very tranquil place. You hear the creek and river and can just relax or you can participate in a dig for gold. We choose to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lclark4816
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Huge sign, telling us to turn into Lucky Strike. After that nada. We checked in to camp with our RV. No Park map , nothing . I was told I would find our site number on the thing. We left. It’s a junk heap, with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank buffy33914
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A small group of individuals went to enjoy an outing. We panned for jewels and got several nice pieces. The clients we serve were happy and really enjoyed the trip and the meal. The restrooms were clean and nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vickie W
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I Bought 10 raffle tickets for $1 apiece on Saturday at this gold show. I was called Monday the following business day and told I won third place raffle drawing and a woman took down my address to mail the winning prize But she said...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We have been swinging into Lucky Strike for a couple years now, this time was at 10 pm , no problem we parked up by the office quietly as you can with as diesel pusher, the next am we pulled in a pull through. Three...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank J3w3ll68
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went here to gem hunt and found out it was not what we expected it to be. We had fun because we, were trying out something new we have't, done before till now. The place was back in nowhere in, Marion Ashville, NC. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank susangray14
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I only did a half-day, sifted through 2 gem buckets. Found some interesting stones, but nothing exciting and, with no real flow to the trough, water got muddy/cloudy quickly. Watched some others panning for gold from soil sacks in neighboring troughs, just like the one...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

You wont find much more than the 1 gram nugget in each bag. I should have gone to the local stream and panned out paydirt for free. But, It was fun for beginners, not for the experienced panners.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank gtoconnor
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I look at reviews and wonder "what happened ". We stopped in on the day before we were going to look for gold, to get the details. We were told they would be open by 8:00. We told them we would be back at 8:00...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Edithl644
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2 June 2017|
Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
We seen lots of animals when we went. This area is intertwined with a campground so this may be why we seen them.