You’ll Love Digging For Opals At This Unique Idaho Park

They don’t call us the Gem State just for kicks and giggles. Idaho is home to approximately 72 different kinds of gems and you can get your hands on some of your own when you visit this one-of-a-kind park. Hiding in Spencer, Idaho is an opal mine where visitors can come and try their luck at finding some precious stones as they dig for opals. Smashing away at rocks is certainly a unique way to spend the day and it’s bound to be fun for the whole family, no matter how old or young you are. This is a bucket list item you’ll definitely want to check off soon so take a look!

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What do you think? Will you attempt to dig for opals this year? For another unique rockhounding destination, check out The One Place You Can Only Find This Incredibly Rare Gem In Idaho.