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Spruce Pine Gem & Gold Mine

Mine for native gemstones with one of the oldest mining families in North Carolina. Documented by National Geographic Magizine. Mining this area since 1810. Featured on PBS and in Readers Digest. Open year-round with covered flumes. Heated indoor flume in winter with warm water. Gemcutting &

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

As seen on the "Learning Channel,"

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

Historic Orchard at Altapass

Enjoy hayrides following the path of the Revolutionary War mountain soldiers or storytelling hayrides about our part of the mountains. An Appalachian cultural & historical center celebrating the people, music, art &

Spruce Pine, NC Orchards

Museum of N.C. Minerals

Exhibits feature minerals and gems found in North Carolina. Fun, interactive displays explain the importance of mining in the region.

Spruce Pine, NC Museums


Things to do near Spruce Pine, NC

Sunset Farm Cabins

In the heart of it all cabins completely furnished with full kitchens. Each cabin has it's own covered picnic table and charc...

Doc's Deli

Variety of deli and home cooked items. Open for lunch & dinner. Daily specials. ...

Julian Price Memorial Park and Campground

Approximately 3900 acre park with camping, picnic area, lake, fishing, hiking, and special ranger-led programs. Located at Mi...

Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn

Magnificent panoramic view of the mountains. Peaceful, secure mountain setting, easily accessible and centrally located to a...