Wasatch Mining Company

Test your skills at panning for real gemstones in our mining sluice and take your treasures home!  A great way to experience what life was like in the early days of Little Cottonwood Canyon.


  • Weekdays: 11 am - 8 pm
  • Weekends & Holidays: 10 am - 8 pm


  • Fossils - small bag: $10
  • Gemstones - small bag: $12
  • Motherlode (gemstones, fossils, shark teeth, arrowheads and an amethyst druzy): $25

More Information: Contact the Snowbird Activity Center (801) 933-2147

* All activities, lift openings, terrain access and hours of operation are conditions permitting and may change at any time.