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
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.
Reviews by Viator travelers
Great experience for young children!
, Aug 2018
My boys loved the ‘treasures’ they found! Shark teeth and arrow heads, though not found in a mine, are their prized possessions!