Sugar Creek guarantees you will find precious and semi-precious gemstones in every bucket. Expect the highest quality service, experienced gemologists on staff and first class mining equipment. It's fun for the entire family. Find facet grade gemstones, allowing you the opportunity to have your gemstone finds cut and set into jewelry. The covered gem mine is open year-round at the base of Sugar Mountain Village and Ski Resort. Call to reserve your gem mining experience. Walk-ins are welcome, but you may have a wait time especially in the summer.
3045 Tynecastle Hwy
Banner Elk, NC 28604
Matt & Chris Leonard
Open everyday, year-round, 10 AM - 6 PM
Sugar Mountain Tourism Development Authority