Gemstones come in every color from white to black. Garnets are glassy red, pink or reddish brown. Rubies are silky red, Sapphires are every other color, and both have a crystal formation with 6 sides. Moonstones are pearly white to gray and peach to chocolate brown with a flat box-like shape. Quartz comes in many forms, sometimes clear colors like Amethyst and Citrine, sometimes opaque colors with mica flecks like Aventurine and of course clear with sides - quartz crystals.

Located near the entrance of the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine feature Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Aquamarine, Topaz and other precious or semi-precious gems and fossils. Covered indoor and outdoor mining for year-round fun. Rock and gift shop, plus picnic area by the river. 3338 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest. They also have a location in downtown Hendersonville at 507 North Main Street.

When you stay with us, get a “super bucket” for just $60 or an “El Dorado” bucket for $120 at Pisgah Mountain Gem Mine. Also, get $5 off the room rate for a one night stay and $15 off when you stay 2 nights! Special good through April 30, 2019.