The MOST EXCITING
School Field Trips in Western North Carolina
The Pisgah Forest Gem Mine offers one of the most exciting and informative school field trips in western North Carolina. Our gem mining field trips are both educational and fun!
Must call for a reservation to do group session rates.
Educational Tour Group Rates
Under 10 miners- $2 off any bucket size 1 gallon or larger
Educational Tour Group Rates Include:
One Teacher/Leader for each group receives a free 1/2 gallon of mine ore
- Each Student Receives their own 1/2 gallon bucket of mine ore
- Each student takes home the gems they find in their own treasure bag
- Each student takes home a GEM ID card
Each group gets a 20-minute educational session designed for the age of your group (in our classroom OR outside)
We can tailor to your groups needs; call or email us your special requests.
Tours are available at any time during operating hours. Must call ahead!
Allow about 1 1/2 hours for your fun-filled adventure!
Picnic Area: Pigsah Forest Location Only
Bring a PICNIC and enjoy your lunch by our beautiful Turkey Creek Falls!
Allow more time for your group if you would like to picnic.