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Family Gemstone Mining in West Yellowstone

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West Yellowstone, United States
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icon30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Avoid disappointment and book your experience at the Yellowstone Mining Company in West Yellowstone in advance. Perfect for children, this family-friendly activity allows you to spend time hunting for precious gemstones and fossils. Armed with a bag of mining rough, you’ll use a water-propelled sluice box to discover the gems, fossils, and arrowheads that lurk in the soil. Ideal for travellers on a budget, your ticket includes entry and a large fossil and gem bag.
  • Simple gemstone mining experience at the Yellowstone Mining Company in West Yellowstone
  • A family-friendly activity that children will love
  • Hunt for precious gemstones and fossils using a water-propelled sluice box
  • Ticket includes entrance and a bag of mining rough including gemstones and fossils
  • Refreshments and drinks are available for purchase in the park
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Mining Rough
Resort Tax 3%

Departure Point

105 S Faithful St, West Yellowstone, MT 59758, USA

Departure Time

Flexible

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
At a convenient time within the opening hours of Yellowstone Mining Company, make your own way to Yellowstone Aerial Adventure, located at 105 South Faithful Street in West Yellowstone. After presenting your pre-paid voucher to a cashier, head into the site and collect your bag of mining rough.

Using the water-propelled sluice machine, you and your children will hunt for the figurative diamonds in the rough. Sift away gravel and dirt to reveal gemstones, fossils, and arrowheads, keeping your finds as memorable souvenirs.

During your time in the park, feel free to use facilities and purchase refreshments from the onsite café.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Yellowstone Aerial Adventures
Upon arrival, please check in with our friendly staff to choose your bag of rough. We will walk you through using the sluice box and the best techniques. You will receive a pamphlet and bag to bring your treasures home with you.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Yellowstone Aerial Adventures

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.


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Mining mini experience
Cathy_S
, Jul 2020
Would be good for younger children. There is a climbing experience there, too. Little pricey for older children to climb.
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Great experience for young children!
karenkasprzyk
, Aug 2018
My boys loved the ‘treasures’ they found! Shark teeth and arrow heads, though not found in a mine, are their prized possessions!
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Very disappointing for adults fine for...
Gail C
, Jul 2017
Very disappointing for adults fine for kids but not really real gold panning.
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Product code: 15214P2

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