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.
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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.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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