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Little River Gem Mine

2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
+1 865-456-2601
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Great folks, very accomodating made us feel lke family!

Fantastic collection of gems, glass, minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, DRAGONS!!! and characters! These... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RockHound4774
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Los Angeles, California
5 yr old loved it. Had to get a 2nd bucket

They sell wide variety of rocks and glass. Buckets are preloaded with sand and goodies to find... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
khorween
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Orlando, 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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2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic collection of gems, glass, minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, DRAGONS!!! and characters! These folks have been collecting for decades, their stories are as wonderful as the artifacts and minerals. Many theater props and lawn art surround the shop Always at the ready with buckets of possibly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They sell wide variety of rocks and glass. Buckets are preloaded with sand and goodies to find. Scoop into sifter and sift away in the flowing water. Family run I believe. Skylar was with us whole time and knew every stone. 2 sharks teeth as...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

On our way home from vacation, my wife and I stopped at Little River Gem Mine in hopes of getting more Kryptonite and seeing Walter. Fortunately we were able to do both! Walter, who was managing the shop that day, is a fountain of knowledge...More

1  Thank Rome M
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

We have been wondering what our 100th review would be. Thanks for the spectacular review. Saving Superman is our favorite review to date.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went to pan and to pan only, so I can't speak for the quality of any jewelry or stones that are readily for sale. We bought one bucket to pan, and got so many different rocks and gems we decided to get another, which...More

2  Thank FamilyofNerds
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Our bucket offer so many stones and change from month to month making a card is hard to do. We are always happy to write down the names for you. Our even let you video us identifing them . The Internet is a great place...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have been to Little River Gem Mine and found them to have a nice selection of gems, minerals and crystals, wonderful staff and unique picks!

1  Thank Arianna C
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

We are so happy we were a plus to your visit to Sevierville. Thanks for taking the time to write your nice review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Wanna do something new and get hooked? This place is for you! We both had gen experience from our childhood and being here brought us right back and gave us a wonder experience! Besides finding awesome gems, the owner and staff are available for any...More

1  Thank Angelika L
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

We want everyone who stops by to enjoy our stones as much as we do. Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have done Gem mining a number of places, and this is the best by far. Great value and what came out of their "bucket" filled a largish bag full of large different colored crystals and other neat stuff. Even better, the lady who ran...More

1  Thank Aimeer985
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

We try hard to give our visitors a great time. Memories of your vacation is what gets everyone through the year. We want everyone to return year after year or at least rember Thier time here fondly.

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome.. could you tell by the title? Lol. This I will always remember. The man who owns the place is very nice and knowledgeable. We enjoyed his stories, and we really enjoyed mining fit the gems. We had so much fun, we...More

3  Thank Cory A
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

We just love sharing our knowledge about the stones and gems. Walter will be happy to know you enjoyed your mining experience.

Reviewed 19 February 2017

My bride and I stopped in on a whim, and we found a hidden jewel. Awesome stones, cool dinosaur artifacts, and to my amazement, I found an amzing megladon tooth, which is promiently displayed now. Well worth a visit!,

2  Thank Cleve W
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

We are so happy you stopped by on your special occasion. We are happy we had a treasure to help you remember your time in our area.

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Our kids are 8 and 6 and they had such a great time yesterday! They each got their bucket (I believe it was $30 or $35 for both) and the found a lot of great colorfull stones. They have a great selection to look around...More

1  Thank Rosa B
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

We are happy you enjoyed you stop with us.Thanks for the wonderful review. We look forward to your return visit.

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Justlera
What gems can I find in the mining buckets?
14 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
what size buckets do u have and what are the cost do u get any polished stones for larger buckets
15 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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Maryann V
Hi, is it open in the winter? We are only in town for one day just before Christmas and we have never been and our two little kids would love to visit. thanks!
21 August 2015|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
Yes we are open the day before Christmas if we are not snowed in. We currently are open 7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm. We only close for Christmas day and when we get snowed in.
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