Doc’s Rocks

Doc’s Rocks


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  • Hours - Daily - 9:30 am - 8 pm


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  • 129 Mystery Hill Lane

    Blowing Rock,   NC   28605


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Year-round gem-mining and rock hound fun at NC’s only education-based gem mine! Open rain or shine with indoor heated flumes and local NC ore. You’ll enjoy chatting with our friendly and knowledgeable geology experts about what minerals and gemstones come from the Appalachian Mountains and how everything formed. NC gemstone mining history is a passion of ours as well. We are backed by the North Carolina Board of Education and are assisted by Appalachian State University. You’ll also find a great gem shop, a coffee shop, and the Appalachian Fossil Museum on site. Family owned and operated.

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129 Mystery Hill Lane
Blowing Rock NC 28605


Latitude: 36° 9' 47.52" / Longitude: -81° 38' 37.3194"

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On Hwy 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock

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