Reed Gold Mine
A really cool place to visit! Lots of history and beautiful scenery. Also great for playing pokemon go.
Fun with kids! My parents came from out of state and loved the mine. They also had gold panning activitys for the kids. Tours also!
This place is wonderful. It's located quite close to Charlotte and it has tons of great stuff to do and see. Fun and inexpensive for the whole family. The only cost is panning for gold ($3 per pan) if you want to do that. You get to go underground, walk the trails, see the museum, and see the stamp mill operate all for free. Definitely a must visit!
Not a lot to see but does offer a glimpse to the history of gold mining in North Carolina. Museum is small and consists mostly of some old mining equipment. A short video on the mining history is shown. The mine is interesting to walk through and the property has some nice walking trails. For a small fee you get a bucket of sand to pan. No gold was found when I was there.
Our family had never been to a gold mine before and the kids loved it. We had a awesome guide who answered all of my son's questions with great patience. My son still talks about the guide who knew all the answers to his pokemon questions.