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