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

    Information and Pricing ------- Prospecting (Panning) fees $10.00 per person per day. Trommel, hi-banker and load deliveries - 9 AM & 1 PM.  Trommel and hi-banker runs are $60.00.  Loads delivered to the gravel bar are $50.00 per load. No Loads delivered on Mondays. Buckets of Gem Stone material range in price from $5.00 to $75.00. Office hours are 8:30 AM - 5 PM seven days a week.  Call 828-286-3016 (EST) for more information.…