Someplace Special Gem Mine
Hidden Treasure in Raleigh County
There's gold in them thar hills...and silver and emeralds and sapphires! Deep in the Raleigh County hills is a mystical valley called Someplace Special. Steeped in legend, dripping with treasures, rich in history, and loaded with fun, Someplace Special is a great place to spend an afternoon treasure hunting. Joe Rakes and Tammy Furrow operate this small gem mine, offering to the public a selection of mining ore that includes gold , silver and gemstone ore.
Purchase a bucket of ore from the gem mine and go prospecting at one of the flumes, no digging required. Don't miss this one of a kind adventure in southern West Virginia.
FOR MORE INFORMATIONSomeplace Special Gem Mine
Person Interviewed: Joe Rakes
Hours: Monday thru Sunday 10am - 5pm, Closed on Thursdays
Location: Raleigh County, West Virginia
Address: 323 Rakes Road Shady Spring, WV 25918
Rates: $10 per bucket
Reservations: Not required
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