We went here in the afternoon and spent about 2-3 hours here. We got one Spokane bag and shared it between the two of us (myself and my 13 yr old son). He got tired after about 3 trays. So I did the rest. The...更多
A fun day of sapphire hunting. The temp was literally 100 degrees the day we went. There are tables in the shade and water misters overhead to keep you cool. You can buy a bag to mine for either 50, 75, or 100 dollars.
Mining was a super neat and unique experience. The staff was so helpful and nice. We went up the hill and got our own bucket at first. Although we were unsuccessful in finding gems with our first go around it was still a great experience...更多
We went in late May and sifted through a bag of "concentrate" from the El Dorado Bar. The weather was gorgeous and we enjoyed playing in the rocks. We found a few sapphires, about 5 were big enough to have cut. These aren't high quality...更多
A 20 minute or so drive outside of Helena, Montana will get you to the Spokane Bar Sapphire Mine shop where, for a fee, you'll be able to purchase a sack of sapphire gravel from one of the company's operational mines. Then it's just a...更多
My son and I had a great day picking through our rocks, we even found several rough sapphirestart and garnets! The staff was friendly and informative about the history of the area and how to effectively go through our rock dig. Will definitely go back!
Second visit to Spokane Bar. Had just as much fun the second time. On this visit we had 2 teen girls, and a senior in our party. Everyone had fun and everyone found a sapphire of cut size and quality from the Spokane bag we...更多
Took my family out to the "store" at the mine had a great time. The staff is very helpful and instructive. Your equipment is provided, all you do is buy your bag of "dirt" to go through. We all found gems in our bag even...更多
Depending on the time you put in, you can usually walk away with a pretty good bag of goodies! It's exciting to go through raw material to find treasures, but you need to have a large chunk of time to do it right. If you...更多