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Emerald Village showcases antique mining equipment and multiple displays.

Emerald Village is just 3 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Little Switzerland, Milepost 333.9. Gem mining, gold panning, mine tours, waterfall, free exhibits, real mines, fun shopping! NC’s Gem! (828) 765-6463.

331 McKinney Mine Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Exit at Milepost 333.9, 336.4