• Perfect for all ages...  bring your family, friends, or group and we'll help you'll find treasures to last a lifetime!
  • Flume and screening material provided. 
  • Partially covered handicapped accessible flume. 
  • Have stones graded and cut by our professional gemologist and stone cutter.

Located on the Nottoway River just West of McKenney, Virginia.


  • I-85 to exit 42 (Route 40W; towards McKenney)
  • Go 5 1/2 miles 
  • Turn Left onto Old Beaver Pond Road (Route 612)
  • Go approximately 1 mile 
  • Continue straight on Harpers Road for 2.3 miles
  • Turn Left into Lucky Lake Gem and Mineral Mine (at the yellow sign)



Phone: 804-478-5468 • Fax: 804-478-5469  
4125 Harpers Road • McKenney, VA 23872
Located 3.3 miles off Route 40 on Harpers Road

Lucky Lake Gem and Mineral Mine is open for business!

  • Gift shop with gemstones, rocks, minerals and jewelry from around the world. 
  • Snacks available. 
  • Picnic area. 
  • Wear old clothes that can get wet and dirty and don't forget your camera. 
  • Groups Welcome! 
  • Something for everyone - from the amateur to the advanced rock collector.

Please click Activities and Rates, above, for details on our hours. We look forward to
seeing you at the mine!

Lucky Lake Gem and Mineral Mine of Virginia was discovered by sheer luck.  While creating a lake on the property to honor their mother and father small rocks and colored stones were found.  After years of research a major pegmatite was discovered running through the property.