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Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine

251 Lucky St, Marion, NC 28752-4349
+1 828-738-4893
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I look at reviews and wonder "what happened ". We stopped in on the day before we were going to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grandkids enjoyed the morning.

The grandchildren 7 and 10 enjoyed panning for gold and gems. The guide was very helpful helping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marion, North Carolina
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  • Average7%
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251 Lucky St, Marion, NC 28752-4349
+1 828-738-4893
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I look at reviews and wonder "what happened ". We stopped in on the day before we were going to look for gold, to get the details. We were told they would be open by 8:00. We told them we would be back at 8:00...More

Thank Edithl644
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grandchildren 7 and 10 enjoyed panning for gold and gems. The guide was very helpful helping in showing and training us how to look for the gold. Gem mining is much easier and goes faster then gold panning. We all had fun and found...More

Thank ldf035
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Family owned, simple fare and a joy! Easy to find, just south of downtown Marion off US Highway 221 South. Mine for gold, shop in their jewelry store and re-energize at the grill! Nice people!

Thank mtntourist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get here, you go to the campgrounds and down quite a steep gravel road. There is another way to get here off of Polly Spout Rd, which we took when we left. You pull up to the Gem Mining spot and buy a bucket...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went to LuckyStrike for 3 nights. If you want information, you need to read the walls and counter at the Miner Diner / Office / Ice Cream Stand / bulletin board. Everything there is run from the single ice cream shop-like window. One gentleman...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I came across this place on a website and decided to check it out. It was not your everyday stop for gold & gem mining but was a place where people who did this ALOT were on hand to show us the way to correctly...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Stopped in for the afternoon and panned for gold. Great little spot. Nice people, excellent food at the cafe. Spent the day panning through a bag of dirt and found a nice gold nugget! Great family activity!

Thank Jesse H
Reviewed 28 February 2017

i have been going to lucky strike for about 4 years----always had a great time----good for kids and dogs------friendly people-----best place i have been to pan and highbank for gold-----good food-----just a great place to go---

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a neat place for kids. Like most children my 9 year old daughter finds panning for gold and looking at gems to be supper cool, This was a great stop for her. The staff was very sweet to here and informative. A pleasant...More

Thank Rosa C
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Bad experience. The adress is oncorrect or the place doesn't exist. It's a residential street. Do not attempt it.

Thank Lilibeth S
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2 June 2017|
Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
We seen lots of animals when we went. This area is intertwined with a campground so this may be why we seen them.