Gem Mining Bear Creek Adventures Mini Golf & Gem Mine Mini Golf 7289 US Highway 64 W, Murphy, NC 28906 828-516-1581

Fun for all ages!  Challenging 18 hole course located in a beautiful mountain setting.  Mayfield ice cream, milkshakes, cold soft drinks, nachos and chips.  Souvenir shop. Recently added is a gem mine feature. Visit them on Face Book at BearCreekMiniGolf

HOURS:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11-9

Closed Wednesday

Friday & Saturday 11-11

Sunday 12-7

Hours are subject to change and weather dependent.

Persimmon Creek Campground. Trout Pond & Gem Mine Tent along the creek or park your RV on sites overlooking the pond in this family built, owned and operated campground. 200 Sunny Point Rd., Murphy NC 28906 828-644-5800
Persimmon Creek Trout Pond & Gem Mine provide lots of outdoor entertainment for the whole family.  Whether you are catching the freshest rainbow trout for dinner or sluicing water over gems and minerals in the flume, your family will have a wonderful adventure together.  Family built and operated, we are open to the public, with no entry fees and no license needed.  The public entrance is conveniently located at 12610 W. US 64 Murphy, NC.  Look for the windmill.  Open pastured eggs, raw honey, and fresh produce in season are also sold at The Fish Shack.
Persimmon Creek Campground is located at 200 Sunny Point Rd., just off of Hwy. 64.  Full hook ups and water/electric sites are available for RV’s, as well as tent sites for group camping.  All sites have fire rings and picnic tables.  Clean restrooms and showers are available, as well as a catch and release pond.  Firewood is sold in the campground.
Come spend an hour or a week; you’ll be glad you did.
Salty Dog Gem Mine Salty Dog Gem Mine 359 Adventure Ranch Road, Murphy NC 28906 828-494-9521

A unique gem mine located in a beautiful, rural mountain setting with other activities like gold panning, skeet shooting, mini golf, and more. We custom design gem bags for novices or rockhounds. We also have treasure bags for kids and fossil bags with rough gems for a unique treat. Reasonable priced and gems guaranteed for a great mining experience every time. Lodging and picnic areas on site. No admission fee. Seasonal hours.
WagonMaster Adventure Ranch Fun Park & Gem Mine Step back in time, spend a day in the country and enjoy old fashioned fun for EVERY age. GEM MINING AND GOLD PANNING 359 Adventure Ranch Rd, Murphy, NC 28906, United States 828-494-9521

Step back in time, spend a day in the country and enjoy old fashioned fun for EVERY age. Gem Mining, gold panning, mini golf, skeet shooting, pistol range, wagon rides, paintball arcades, plus a bounce castle and mini car track. PET FRIENDLY/ Free picnic areas/ No admission fee/ lodging and camping on site. Rated #1 Murphy attraction by Trip Adviser. Guests rave about our gift shop. Open March – Thanksgiving week. Check website for seasonal hours. Now open Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 to 5; Sundays, noon to 5.