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Little River Gem Mine

2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
+1 865-456-2601
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Fun time!

This was a bit spontaneous for us, but I'm very glad we did it. We got 2 plastic bags full of rough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Misty D
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Church Hill, Tennessee
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Stop here!

The whole family including our 5 and 10-year-old had a blast and loved it. It was a cold morning... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
steveapdom
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Central Florida, Florida
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We are Open 7 days a week from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. We are closed on Christmas and Snow Days if we can't get in. We have a wonderful Gem mine with buckets full of treasures. Also a rock yard and store full of wonderful Rocks, Gems, and Minerals from all over the World.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
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+1 865-456-2601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bit spontaneous for us, but I'm very glad we did it. We got 2 plastic bags full of rough gemstones in our bucket. Sapphires, jade, rose quartz,crystal quarts, moonstone, dalmatian stone, amethyst and several others that was ours for the keeping. The...More

Thank Misty D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole family including our 5 and 10-year-old had a blast and loved it. It was a cold morning and the kids could not stop talking about how much fun they had and continue to ask us to go back. We will be back next...More

Thank steveapdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

5 stars all the way. We were there on Thanksgiving Day, which I️ admit to feeling a tad guilty about, but the owner was happy as can be to see us. This place is a “gem”. We all found things that we found fascinating, and...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Little River Gem Mine while in town for a class. A week later as I was leaving town, just had to stop again because this place was so wonderful! The owners are seriously nice people and really know their rocks. Walter was great when...More

Thank ambJax
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for gem mining!! My 8 year old son had a fantastic time!! The gentleman that owns the place is extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. You can tell he does what he loves. This will definitely be a place we continue to visit when...More

Thank clrussell
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My daughter and wife have loved this place for years. The gentleman that runs it is such a nice guy. It's definitely worth a stop to see all the cool rocks and minerals he has. There's also a really fun collection of odd animal statues...More

Thank 4bk1
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This place is awesome and the people are great. I actually sold the owners a car and that's how I met them. They ask me to come down and check the place out. I would tell everyone to check this place out you wont find...More

Thank Lonnie J
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

We thank you so much for the great review. We also loved our visit at Tim Short in Middlesboro ,KY.

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful collection of crystals, glass, rocks and more! The owner is highly knowledgeable and took the time to explain what crystals I chose and their meaning. Definitely worth stopping in! I purchased an Indian bloodstone chunk. My cat, Monica, seen in my photo, was...More

Thank carolynjbraden
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

We are cat lovers too. Isn't it wonderful when they give their approval. Thanks for stopping by.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What does one do on a wet day in the mountains? Well, we decided to spend the day antique hunting. Along our stops, we wandered in to Little River Gem Mine. Because I am drawn to all things shiny and colorful, I found myself standing...More

1  Thank Resa1101
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

We love it when we meet people who love the rocks as much as is. Thanks for coming in you made Walter's day too.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

It could be spruced up, enough to justify the pricey bucket of dirt and gems. While it was short and fun, I thought they could have placed an awning over the area you sit and pan. Really hot and sunny when we went.More

Thank whodoyouknow
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We are sorry about this year's excessive heat. Normally it isn't a problem. We are next door to a antique mall and have designed our shop to look like a old mine shop. We want our guests to be pleased. We are sorry we couldn't...More

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Nina O
6 August 2017|
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Response from Aimeer985 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was right outside the shop but she may have options for you if raining. I really wouldn't waste my money elsewhere as this place is worth it. Tried 2 other places and they were totally disappointing.
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Justlera
15 May 2016|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
Recently folks have been finding amethyst, garnet, several types of Jaspers, calicites and agates,healerite, rose quartz, amazonite, obsidian, quartz, fluorite, soldalite, selenite, and more.
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angeleyes200054
16 September 2015|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
We have now only have a $20 bucket or you can get 2 buckets for $35.
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