Welcome to the Thermal City Gold Mine!


Open March 15 - October 31 | 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!

News & Updates

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  • Halloween Gold Dig!!

    Come join us this Halloween for our end of the season Gold Dig! When: October 30th and October 31st, 2021 starting at 8:30 a.m. Cost: $125 per miner for the 2 day event. Costumes optional but best costume receives a gold nugget! We will also have vendors and crafters!! Call the office to register (828) 286-3016 pay when you arrive. See Y'all At The Creek Bank!!…

  • Labor Day Weekend Gold Dig!!

    GOLD! GOLD!! GOLD!!! Join us for our annual Jeff Langford Memorial Dig!   When: September 4th and 5th at 8:30 a.m. Fee: $125 per Miner for the 2 day event.   Call (828) 286-3016 to register, pay when you arrive for the event We will have crafters and vendors. Gem Mine will be open as well during the gold dig.   See Y'all At The Creek Bank…

  • Gold Dig

    We have decided to cancel the July 3rd and 4th Gold dig due to not enough prospectors signed up.   We are still planning to have our Labor Day Gold Dig September 4th and 5th.   See Y'all At The Creek Bank!!…

  • Gold Dig!!!!

    Come join our gold dig Saturday July 3rd and Sunday July 4th. Open to the public. Entry fee is $125 per miner! Please call (828) 286-3016 to sign up. We will have vendors and crafters!! See Y'all At The Creek Bank!!!…

  • Memorial Weekend Gold Dig!

    Our annual Memorial Weekend Gold Dig is on this year. When:  Saturday May 29th and Sunday May 30th. Entry fee $125.00 per Miner Open to public. Call to register (828) 286-3016. See Y'all At The Creek Bank!…

  • 2021 Opening Day!!

    We will be opening for the 2021 season Monday March 15th at 8:30 a.m.   See Y'all At The Creek Bank!!…