Search for quartz, citrine, garnets, and other beautiful specimens! 

Enjoy this hands-on activity out on our Nature Trail at our Grist Mill! Search for rare beauties in this sluice activity and keep what you find! If you need help, staff are on hand to help identify materials.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Each person will require a ticket. 


Gemstones Horizontal




1 - 4 PM

Saturday, May 28

11 AM - 4 PM

Monday, May 30

11 AM - 4 PM


purchase tickets

Includes basket of mixed materials to use in sluice.





Please note each participant receives a basket with a scoop of pre-mixed materials, so the quantity and types of gems found will vary. This activity is outdoors. Please dress accordingly. If weather is inclement, you may reschedule your activity to another date and transfer your ticket to that time.