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Little River Gem Mine

2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
+1 865-456-2601
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This place lives up to all the excellent reviews. Two full buckets of excitement for my 4 and 6... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DonU949
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Delray Beach, Florida, USA
Fun for kids, knowledgeable staff

Stopped off at the Little River Gem Mine on our way out of Pigeon Forge. It's a small place on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael L
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We are Open 7 days a week from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. We are closed on Christmas and Snow Days if we can't get in. We have a wonderful Gem mine with buckets full of treasures. Also a rock yard and store full of wonderful Rocks, Gems, and Minerals from all over the World.
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2189 Winfield Dunn Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37876-0503
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+1 865-456-2601
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place lives up to all the excellent reviews. Two full buckets of excitement for my 4 and 6 year old grandsons. Well worth the 45 minute drive for me.

Thank DonU949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off at the Little River Gem Mine on our way out of Pigeon Forge. It's a small place on the side of the road with little signage, if you don't know it's there you will drive right past. My 5 yr old and 12...More

Thank Michael L
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy you found us.Thanks for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the area, you have to stop here. The folks are incredible educated concerning all sorts of rocks and minerals and fossils. My kids got two buckets for $35, I think. So worth it! They got a geode each plus a wide...More

Thank konsrq
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love to spread the world of rock hounding onto to new generation. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Fantastic collection of gems, glass, minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, DRAGONS!!! and characters! These folks have been collecting for decades, their stories are as wonderful as the artifacts and minerals. Many theater props and lawn art surround the shop Always at the ready with buckets of possibly...More

Thank RockHound4774
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are a family owned business and truly been collecting for decades. We are so happy you took the time to tell others about us.

Reviewed 9 June 2017

They sell wide variety of rocks and glass. Buckets are preloaded with sand and goodies to find. Scoop into sifter and sift away in the flowing water. Family run I believe. Skylar was with us whole time and knew every stone. 2 sharks teeth as...More

Thank khorween
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review. We are so happy Skylar was able to put a little sparkle in your time in Sevierville.

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

On our way home from vacation, my wife and I stopped at Little River Gem Mine in hopes of getting more Kryptonite and seeing Walter. Fortunately we were able to do both! Walter, who was managing the shop that day, is a fountain of knowledge...More

1  Thank Rome M
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We have been wondering what our 100th review would be. Thanks for the spectacular review. Saving Superman is our favorite review to date.

Reviewed 22 April 2017

We went to pan and to pan only, so I can't speak for the quality of any jewelry or stones that are readily for sale. We bought one bucket to pan, and got so many different rocks and gems we decided to get another, which...More

2  Thank FamilyofNerds
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Our bucket offer so many stones and change from month to month making a card is hard to do. We are always happy to write down the names for you. Our even let you video us identifing them . The Internet is a great place...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have been to Little River Gem Mine and found them to have a nice selection of gems, minerals and crystals, wonderful staff and unique picks!

1  Thank Arianna C
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

We are so happy we were a plus to your visit to Sevierville. Thanks for taking the time to write your nice review. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wanna do something new and get hooked? This place is for you! We both had gen experience from our childhood and being here brought us right back and gave us a wonder experience! Besides finding awesome gems, the owner and staff are available for any...More

1  Thank Angelika L
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We want everyone who stops by to enjoy our stones as much as we do. Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I have done Gem mining a number of places, and this is the best by far. Great value and what came out of their "bucket" filled a largish bag full of large different colored crystals and other neat stuff. Even better, the lady who ran...More

1  Thank Aimeer985
ProspectorsRockshop, Manager at Little River Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

We try hard to give our visitors a great time. Memories of your vacation is what gets everyone through the year. We want everyone to return year after year or at least rember Thier time here fondly.

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Justlera
15 May 2016|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
Recently folks have been finding amethyst, garnet, several types of Jaspers, calicites and agates,healerite, rose quartz, amazonite, obsidian, quartz, fluorite, soldalite, selenite, and more.
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angeleyes200054
16 September 2015|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
We have now only have a $20 bucket or you can get 2 buckets for $35.
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Maryann V
22 August 2015|
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Response from ProspectorsRockshop | Property representative |
Yes we are open the day before Christmas if we are not snowed in. We currently are open 7 days a week 10 am to 5 pm. We only close for Christmas day and when we get snowed in.
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