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Everyone loves this place!

Literally have been visiting this shop every visit since I was a child. This establishment has... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Judy L
Great little shop

Had a fun time looking. I went in to buy the real leaf covered with gold earrings for my daughter... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Alice S
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119 W. Elkhorn Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517
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Reviewed 22 January 2015

There are tons of shops in Estes Park, but the Ore Cart is a MUST. They have unique "natural wonder" gifts they have from LOCAL artists and areas - not the junk shipped from some mass production factories that you can buy anywhere. I am...More

2  Thank Susan R
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Literally have been visiting this shop every visit since I was a child. This establishment has every thing for the rock collector, jewelry wearer, etc. Wonderful selection of geodes, jewelry, thirsty stone coasters, and just a wonderfully neat place! A definite must see!

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Had a fun time looking. I went in to buy the real leaf covered with gold earrings for my daughter. They had such a great selection that it was hard to decide. I purchased two but will go back next time I'm in town for...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This place Is WOW. It's a haven for rockhounds, nature enthusiasts, and collectors. Even my husband had a good time. It's a large store.

Thank Katie E
Reviewed 14 April 2018

They have a ton of beautiful rocks here and a friendly staff. We had a great time walking through just to look at everything and bought a couple of our favorites. Worth a stop in for sure! Kids will love this place (almost as much...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Tons of rocks and cut pieces too. Lots to look at and a good selection of fossils too. Worth a walk thru.

Thank Cg P
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

As much as we enjoy well-crafted artisan objects; it is still difficult to compete with natural beauty. Whether it's the anticipation of what little treasure awaits once the geode is cracked, or the already revealed magnificent mineral formation; this shop has a nice selection from...More

Thank RICART75
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Have you ever wanted to see what a geode looked like before it was opened and polished? Have you ever wanted one for yourself? The Ore Cart has a whole selection of intact geodes that you can purchase and they'll crack them right in front...More

1  Thank stephen g
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This is a neat rock shop! They have everything from fossils to pocket rocks to build your own jewelry! They also have rocks for the more serious collectors. We grabbed some pocket rocks and magnets while we were there at decent prices (better than another...More

1  Thank DAWN G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

During our 3 day stay, my boys and I stopped by the Ore Cart 3 times. They have a little bit of something for everyone-- fossils, agates, arrowheads, rocks/gems/minerals, geodes, jewelry. Because of their range of items, they also have a range of prices. I...More

1  Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

They have a large varierty of geodes and fossils all which vary in cost. They also have a crack your own geode option which is a fun experience. Their jewelry is also lovely.

1  Thank Jenny A
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