AAA Editor Notes
Gem Mountain is 2.5 mi. s. of jct. US 19E at 13780 SR 226. Rock hounds can pan for garnet, ruby, sapphire, tourmaline, quartz, emerald and other gemstones at an outdoor covered flume. Mining trips feature off-site panning at local Brushy Creek or Hoot Owl mines. Guided tours of Brushy Creek Mine also are available.
Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.