Pigeon Forge Gem Mine
When planning a vacation to Pigeon Forge, make sure you include a visit to the Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, located on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, only two miles from Dollywood.
Mine for your own gems in the flume area, then have your finds cut and polished and mounted into jewelry.
Choose from a variety of buckets at Pigeon Forge Gem Mine that include gem stones or a gem stone and fossil mix. Buckets range in a variety of prices, from $35 to $1,500.
Make sure to check out the Rock and Fossil Museum located right inside the Gem Mine General Store. Admission to the rock museum is free.