Take a day trip to the Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park in Villa Rica. The park features covered gold and gemstone panning along with three miles of self-guided walking trails. A perfect outing for families on a budget, pay by the bucket when panning for gold or gemstones and enjoy the park grounds, including viewing Pine Mountain's mines and natural trails, for free!
Interested in knowing the history behind the Gold Rush? Head indoors to the park’s 4,800 square foot museum housing a 50-seat theater where you can watch a 20 minute documentary on the history of the Villa Rica mines, West Georgia's only authentic 19th Century gold stamp mill and Georgia's only gold museum located on the site of the actual gold strike.