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Creek Hike & Gem Mining

June 5, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Put on your water shoes and bathing suits and join us for a creek exploration – hiking up one of our favorite creeks. Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience. A fun summer outing for families! 

Cost: $15 per person

Availability: Pre-registration is required.
Duration: 2 hours, including the hike, gem mining, and spending time at the natural rock slide
Ages: All ages welcome, although must be able to walk in the rough terrain of the creek – no carrying (children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult)
Led by: Moriah
Other Info: Be sure to wear closed-toed water shoes – remember, you are walking and playing in the creek!



June 5, 2020
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Earthshine Lodge


Earthshine Lodge
1600 Golden Road
Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 United States
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(828) 862-4207