Garnet Mine Tours
Yours, Mines and Garnets.
Want to take home a precious little bit of the Adirondacks? Seek out the New York state gem at the Barton Mines. A little bit of history, a little bit of geology... a whole lot of sparkle. They say that it is so easy anyone can find one so go ahead; take a tour, do some mining and learn something new.
At a glance
- Open late June through early September: Check the website for details
- One of the world's largest garnet deposits
- Mine site is flat, making it good for walking and for wheelchair accessibility