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Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine

251 Lucky St, Marion, NC 28752-4349
+1 828-738-4893
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Raffle tickets for $1 a ticket was scam!!!

I Bought 10 raffle tickets for $1 apiece on Saturday at this gold show. I was called Monday the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Matt C
via mobile
Repeat offenders

We have been swinging into Lucky Strike for a couple years now, this time was at 10 pm , no problem... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
J3w3ll68
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Canaan, Maine
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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average9%
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“gem mining” (5 reviews)
“nugget” (3 reviews)
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251 Lucky St, Marion, NC 28752-4349
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+1 828-738-4893
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I Bought 10 raffle tickets for $1 apiece on Saturday at this gold show. I was called Monday the following business day and told I won third place raffle drawing and a woman took down my address to mail the winning prize But she said...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We have been swinging into Lucky Strike for a couple years now, this time was at 10 pm , no problem we parked up by the office quietly as you can with as diesel pusher, the next am we pulled in a pull through. Three...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We went here to gem hunt and found out it was not what we expected it to be. We had fun because we, were trying out something new we have't, done before till now. The place was back in nowhere in, Marion Ashville, NC. We...More

1  Thank susangray14
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

I only did a half-day, sifted through 2 gem buckets. Found some interesting stones, but nothing exciting and, with no real flow to the trough, water got muddy/cloudy quickly. Watched some others panning for gold from soil sacks in neighboring troughs, just like the one...More

1  Thank Robert D
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

You wont find much more than the 1 gram nugget in each bag. I should have gone to the local stream and panned out paydirt for free. But, It was fun for beginners, not for the experienced panners.

1  Thank gtoconnor
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

I look at reviews and wonder "what happened ". We stopped in on the day before we were going to look for gold, to get the details. We were told they would be open by 8:00. We told them we would be back at 8:00...More

3  Thank Edithl644
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

The grandchildren 7 and 10 enjoyed panning for gold and gems. The guide was very helpful helping in showing and training us how to look for the gold. Gem mining is much easier and goes faster then gold panning. We all had fun and found...More

Thank ldf035
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Great little grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Family owned, simple fare and a joy! Easy to find, just south of downtown Marion off US Highway 221 South. Mine for gold, shop in their jewelry store and re-energize at the grill! Nice people!

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

To get here, you go to the campgrounds and down quite a steep gravel road. There is another way to get here off of Polly Spout Rd, which we took when we left. You pull up to the Gem Mining spot and buy a bucket...More

Thank Sara B
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

We went to LuckyStrike for 3 nights. If you want information, you need to read the walls and counter at the Miner Diner / Office / Ice Cream Stand / bulletin board. Everything there is run from the single ice cream shop-like window. One gentleman...More

1  Thank Cindy S
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Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
We seen lots of animals when we went. This area is intertwined with a campground so this may be why we seen them.
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