WHAT TO EXPECT

Knowing what to expect and arriving prepared are essential for the ideal mining experience at Emerald Hollow Mine. Our website is very informative and we encourage you to look around, but we've put together a quick guide to just about everything you need to know before you come. 

Frequently asked questions

Quick Pricing Guide


Your purchased permit is a daily extension to our mining permit. You permit is good all day long- meaning you can arrive when we open (8:30am) and leave when we close (sunset). You can even leave and grab lunch and return if you wish. There are three permit options. If you wish to go in the designated areas (sluiceway, creek or digsite) you must purchase the corresponsing permit- even if you do not with to participate. You can always upgrade your permit if you wish. Sluicing: Allows access to our sluiceway to sift through enriched or native pre-dug buckets. $12 per adult (12 years +), $7 per child (4-11 years) & free for ages 3 and under. A sluicebox, trowel and brush are provided. Creeking: Allows access to our creek to sift for gemstones. $12 per adult (12 years +), $7 per child (4-11 years) & free for ages 3 and under, You may bring your own tools (please check the "Creeking" section for more information) or rent our creek set (sluicebox and nylon trowel) for $3 per set. Sluicing + Creeking: Allows access to both our sluiceway to sift through enriched or native pre-dug buckets, along with our creek to sift for gemstones. $20 per adult (12 years+), $10 per child (4-11 years) and free for ages 3 & under. A sluicebox, trowel and brush are provided for the sluiceway. You may bring your own tools (please check the "Creeking" section for more information) or rent our creek set (sluicebox and nylon trowel) for $3 per set. Sluicing + Creeking + Digging: Allows access to all the mine has to offer: our sluiceway, creek and digsite. Miners can use the sluiceway to sift through pre-dug enriched and native buckets, along with buckets they dig themselves from the digsite. This combonation permit also allows access to our creek to sift for gemstones, and our digsite to dig your own buckets! $30 per adult (12 years+), $10 per child (4-11 years) & free for ages 3 and under. A sluicebox, trowel and brush are provided at our sluiceway. You may bring your own tools (please check the "Creeking" section for more information) or rent our creek set (sluicebox and nylon trowel) for $3 per set. You may bring your own tools to dig (please check the "Digging" section for more information) or rent our dig set (digging shovel and 5 gallon bucket) for $7. For more information on each individual activity, please check the sections below.




Can I insert pictures in my FAQ?


Yes! To add a picture follow these simple steps:

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  2. Click the "Manage Questions" button
  3. Click on the question you would like to attach a picture to
  4. When editing your answer, click on the picture icon and then add an image from your library




Can I insert a video in my FAQ?


Yes! Users can add video from YouTube or Vimeo with ease:

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  3. Click on the question you would like to attach a video to
  4. When editing your answer, click on the video icon and then paste the YouTube or Vimeo video URL
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How do I edit or remove the "FAQ title"?


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.