6771 Sylva Rd.
Franklin, North Carolina 28734
FREE ADMISSION !!!!
Located 4 miles north of Franklin at the foot of Cowee Mountain just off Highway 441,, Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine is open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. until “The Last Person Leaves”. Two covered flumes allow you to mine rain or shine. Mining instructions for the novice on premises. Free Admission. Refreshing picnic area by shade trees & running brook. Cold drinks and snacks are available in the gem shop. Buses, large or small groups welcome. Group rates are available for groups of 15 or more. Gem dirt to go is available all year. Family owned and operated.
LOCATION: 6771 Sylva Road, 828-369-5271.
You can Find anything from Ruby, Sapphire, emeralds, Amethyst, Garnet, Topaz, Smokey and Rose Quartz and may more. Native Buckets are available along with enriched buckets. We also carry International Bucket, with stones from all around the world.