Gemstone & Fossil Mining - Family Fun Activities | Apple Holler

Gemstone & Fossil Mining

Enjoy Gemstone & Fossil Mining

Gemstone & Fossil mining is available on weekends during Apple Picking Festival Season, or schedule a group field trip (20 or more)

A unique, hands-on experience discovering minerals, gemstones and fossils! Gemstone & Fossil Mining is great FUN for Adults & Children!! Take a trip back to pioneer days, with this exciting, educational & engaging experience! Have a “rocking” good time panning and exploring through your own bag of “mining rough”. Discover and identify genuine gemstones, fossils, sharks teeth and minerals that can be taken home and used for further discovery or to create your own beautiful treasures or jewelry. This memorable experience will be sure to spark imaginations.

Apple Holler Gemstone & Fossil Mining Experience Includes:

  • Fun, hands-on mining experience with a bag of “mining rough” for each guest, containing genuine gemstones, fossils, and minerals.
  • A picture chart to identify the gemstones found.
  • Call ahead for schedule & Bring your camera!!
  • Weather Permitting