Foggy Mountain Gem Mine has been a favorite attraction of visitors to the North Carolina High Country since 1989. A visit to Foggy Mountain will create memories that your family will cherish for a lifetime!
Gem mining isn’t the only attraction offered at Foggy Mountain: they also offer custom gemstone cutting and setting, museum quality gemstone and mineral specimens, precious jewelry and gifts! They are handicap accessible and provide assistance to those with special needs. The Foggy Mountain experience has something for every member of your family to enjoy!
*The gem mining process takes approximately 1-2 hours, please allow yourself ample time to finish. On average they stop selling new buckets 1hr before closing. During the winter hours, they may be closed due to inclimate weather.