Northeast Georgia Mountains / Sautee Nacoochee

Dukes Creek Gold and Ruby Mines

6145 Helen Hwy.
Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571


Pan for gold and screen for gems at the site of the first major discovery of gold in the USA. Hunt for a wide variety of gemstones, including sapphires and rubies.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Family Deluxe Gem Buckets $75

    Family Size Gem Bucket $50

    Fossil Mining Bucket $8

    Gold Panning Bucket $15

    Large Gem Bucket $20

    Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Bucket $11

    Small Gem Bucket $11

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Parking on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited) , Open Year 'Round

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages