Welcome to the Thermal City Gold Mine!

Open March 15 - November 15 | 8:30AM - 5:00PM | 7 Days A Week

Thermal City Gold Mine is the best recreational gold and gem mining facility in the Eastern United States. For great family fun, Gem Mining in North Carolina, Gold Panning NC, Camping Mining North Carolina and much more, Thermal City Gold Mine is the perfect find!

Thermal City Gold Mine offers a unique experience hosted by people who are real prospectors! We are dedicated to keeping the tradition and history of Gold Mining in North Carolina alive. Anyone who wants to pan or prospect for gold is welcome. We enjoy teaching and talking about mining!

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  • Visit Thermal City Gold Mine

    Gold Dig May 16 & 17 Cost $150 per miner. Two day event, Sponsored by the Ohio Buckeye GPAA Chapter Non-members welcome.  For more information please call 828-286-3016 --------------------------------------- Information and Pricing ------- Prospecting (Panning) fees $10.00 per perso…