There’s An Awesome Rock Ranch Hiding In South Carolina And You’ll Want To Visit

It may come as a surprise, but South Carolina’s soil is actually loaded with treasure – and it’s not the kind those pirates buried hundreds of years ago. What’s more: you don’t have to be a professional geologist or miner to go claim some for yourself. Treasure in the form of rocks and sparkling gems awaits at the only rock ranch open to the public in South Carolina.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Like what you see and want to get in on the action? Diamond Hill Mine is located at 100 Diamond Mine Rd,, Abbeville, SC 29620. They are open from 9am until sunset each day and even allow you to pitch a tent or park an RV, however, no facilities or running water are available. Sign in for digging needs to take place between 9am and 2pm. If you arrive after 2pm, there is a number posted where you can call to sign in. Contact information is available on this page of their website.

Are you ready? Let’s go!