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WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine

359 Adventure Ranch Rd, Murphy, NC 28906-8418
+1 828-494-9521
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Had lots of fun with our 2 yr old

We stopped by looking for something to do with our 2 year old in the Murphy area. Found this place... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Jason C
An awesome stop with the kids

We stopped by to do the gem mining, paintball, and minigolf. The staff here is exceptionally... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
ryanfrommd
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We are an affordable, PET FRIENDLY family fun park on 72 acres in the Appalachian mountains. The activities are designed for the WHOLE family promoting a no-tech, rustic, theme for adults, groups, and families to make special memories. There's mini golf, gem mining, gold panning, skeet shooting, wagon rides, and target galleries for paintball. No one gets shot at - you shoot at ghost town targets. "Just for kids" includes the bounce castle (with sprinkler on hot days), mini race track, and a free playground. PLUS we offer charter boat tours on Lake Apalachia with our partner, Apalachia Lake Tours. There's NO ADMISSION FEE. There's shady picnic areas, RV sites, and cabins on site. We also do online and "to go" orders for our Salty Dog Gem Mine and Gold Panning. It's out in the country, but it's worth the beautiful drive to get there. Coming next season: Large event pavilion for family reunions, company parties, and weddings. Catering arrangements will be available for up to 100 guests.
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“wagon ride” (16 reviews)
“gem mining” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
359 Adventure Ranch Rd, Murphy, NC 28906-8418
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+1 828-494-9521
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stopped by looking for something to do with our 2 year old in the Murphy area. Found this place online and very glad we decided to go. At the time we went we were the only guests there and the staff was extremely friendly...More

Thank Jason C
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. Your little guy was sooooooo precious. I know how much my grandkids loved sitting on the tractor, so it's nice when I have the time to give other little ones the chance to...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stopped by to do the gem mining, paintball, and minigolf. The staff here is exceptionally friendly and the activities were perfect to entertain the kids while we stayed at a mountain cabin nearby. It feels like a visit to a cool aunt and uncle...More

Thank ryanfrommd
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

WOW! Thank you so much for that rave review!! It is so helpful to our business when our guests share their experience. Our goal was to establish a family-oriented business that parents and grandparents, like us, could AFFORD to take the kids and have a...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The cabin is amazing. Very cozy and has everything that you need. Locating the cabin was easy - we just followed the directions on the phone. You can grill at the cabin and it has a fire ring. Communicating with hosts were super easy and...More

Thank Boris N
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

THANK YOU BORIS for that amazing review. We are so glad you had a great time at our loft cabin. We appreciate you for taking the time to share your experience so others will know. We hope you will come again. Debbie Rodby

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place is truly a hidden gem! There is something for everyone and our entire family had a great time. Our kids are 5, 10 and 15 years old and there was mini golf we could do as a family and our youngest could drive...More

Thank Shana L
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

THANK YOU SHANA for that terrific review. Ya'll were really a fun group who knew how to enjoy a vacation! We really appreciate your support and hope to keep adding more activities for people to enjoy.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

My family of 6 adults, 3 kids, and 2 dogs drove over from Blue Ridge to spend the morning at WagonMaster because of the good reviews, and because we had picked up a pamphlet on them saying they were dog-friendly. We had a really great...More

Thank Ellanora
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you Ellanora for the great and detailed review. We have many plans to continue making the park better and have already started clearing another level further up the mountain to extend the wagon ride with more, extended views. Hope you come again. Debbie Rodby

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Thanks Josiah for showing us a Great Time. KIds & Adults, had so much fun mining for Gems and Gold. A Def Must in Murphy!More

Thank anglina2016
rockhound63, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. I also appreciate you mentioning Josiah. Our #1 goal is customer service so it's nice to get feedback about the staff. I hope you will be able to come again...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! We are from Hampton roads area of VA and needed to disconnect and also needed a place for the kids to have fun, this was perfect. We played everything they have there and our older boys loved being able to just...More

Thank Stacey S
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

THANK YOU STACY for this GREAT review. Ya'll were amazing managing four kids and having fun doing it! The boys were so sweet and polite, they were a pleasure to have around the park. We look forward to your next visit! Thanks again, deb

Reviewed 19 April 2017

this is a great day trip. It is away from everything but so worth it once you get there. Very relaxing atmosphere. We took our grandchildren and they had a blast. There was something for all age groups. The paintball shooting for the older grandson,...More

Thank Rome Carrollton D
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

That was SUCH a NICE review. And thank you for complimenting Jenna, that just made her day! We loved having your family and the kids were adorable. So nice visiting with you and we would love to have you return. God Bless. deb

Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was fantastic! We needed something that would be interesting to our young adults/teens so coming to the WagonMaster Adventure Ranch was a great choice.... they enjoyed the wagon ride and shooting targets with pistols, skeet shooting and paintball target shooting. I had fun gem...More

Thank Milesa L
Debbie1166723, Owner at WagonMaster Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review. And thank you for complimenting my staff. Customer service is my main focus, so it's nice to hear they are doing a good job. Also thank you for sharing the great picture on facebook. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Our plans for the day had fallen through on our trip to Blue Ridge, GA so we took to TripAdvisor (of course) to find things to do instead. We were so glad to find Wagonmaster! When you first pull in you are kind of like....really?...More

Thank Taylor R
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PetieJo
8 July 2016|
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Response from rockhound63 | Property representative |
Np admission price. You pay for things you want to do, and we have discounted prices if you do multiple packages. For instance a 1 gallon gem mine bag is $11, 100 paintballs is $7, and golf is $2 for a child. But if you... More
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Vefrymyer
8 May 2016|
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Response from rockhound63 | Property representative |
The pistol range is $16 for 10 shots, and the skeet shooting is $15 for 10 shots. On site Cabin guests get a discount. Also active military, 1st responders, or seniors 65 and older can get 10% off all activities.
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