Emerald Village

331 McKinney Mine Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

(828) 765-6463


Experience the thrill of discovery at The Gemstone Mine, and choose from a variety of gem buckets available. Keep everything you find! Have your special finds made into beautiful jewelry for a very special souvenir.

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  • Place Hours
    Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Word on the Street

Emerald Village is a group of gem, mining, and historical attractions nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and within an hour's drive of Asheville, Boone, and Blowing Rock. Located in a spectacular mountain setting, Emerald Village is home to 7 real mines and has been featured on The Travel Channel. See why they say "Real Mines - Real Fun!" There's a lot to see and do! Be sure to bring your camera and take pictures to share back home.

Emerald Village: From the Parents


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