Elijah Mountain Gem Mine and Goat Farm is a family-owned and operated farm located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The farm is a popular destination for visitors, offering a unique experience combining gem mining and interacting with farm animals.
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Gem mining is the main attraction at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, where visitors can sift through buckets of dirt and discover a variety of gems, including rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and more. The farm provides all necessary tools and equipment for gem mining, and staff members are available to assist visitors with identifying their findings.
In addition to gem mining, Elijah Mountain Gem Mine and Goat Farm is also home to a variety of farm animals, including goats, chickens, and pigs. Visitors can interact with the animals, feed them, and even milk the goats. The farm also offers guided tours that provide insight into the daily operations of a working farm.
The farm is open year-round, and visitors can purchase a variety of products, including gemstones, jewelry, and goat milk soap. There is also a picnic area available for those who wish to bring their own food.
Overall, Elijah Mountain Gem Mine and Goat Farm offers a unique and family-friendly experience that combines outdoor recreation, education, and animal interaction.
Yes, there is a fee for gem mining, which includes access to the farm and interaction with the animals. Prices vary depending on the size of the bucket of dirt purchased.
No, visitors are not allowed to bring their own mining equipment. The farm provides all necessary tools and equipment.
Gem mining and animal interaction are suitable for all ages, although young children may require adult supervision during gem mining.