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Appalachian Caverns has a Gem Mine! Enjoy prospecting for your very own gemstones at our wet or dry-sift site! Kids and adults alike will enjoy discovering precious and semi-precious gemstones.  Our bags are mixed with a sand and mineral mix, so we guarantee a find for everyone! Our friendly staff will help make the experience great! Walk-ins welcome!

Our available Wet-sift bucket options range from $10.00 to $75.00!!!

Small Pail : Paydirt $10.00

  • 20 pound Medium Bucket : Mother Lode $20.00

  • 30 Pound Large Bucket: Mega Strike $50.00

  • 50 Pound "Colossal Fossil Bucket"  $45.00

  • 80 Pound "Big Daddy Bucket" $75.00

We also have Bags that may be purchased to-go!

Dry-sift sand bags are available for $7.50 per bag.


Special Group Pricing is also available on dry-sift!

Call for more info: 423-323-2337

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Appalachian Caverns Gem Mine
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