Rock Hounding

Theres Gold in them there hills, and silver, turquoise, semi-precious stones, and pre-historic fossils of fish and ferns. Theres old gold and silver mines and claims all over the mountains. Even a turquoise mine above the lake. Browns Canyon, Marshall Pass, and Mt Antero are great places to hunt. Call these fine establishments for hours, addresses and more information about where to go and how to get there.

Spring, Summer, Fall Actvities

Spring, Summer, Fall Actvities

The Rock Hut - We are a family-owned-and-operated business. The Rock Hut, nestled at 10,200 feet of elevation in the Rocky Mountains, is the highest mineral store in the United States. We have been serving our customers since 1974 and are happy to do business with you. Kids love our store and it`s a great place to get them started on Rock Hounding.The Rock Hut was founded in 1974 by Jim and Irene Witmer and the late Gus Seppi. The Rock Hut displays and sells minerals and fossils from around the world. There are thousands of specimens on display in the turn-of-the-century building.
Rock Hounding Local Support

Rock Hounding Local Support

The Book Mine - Go to the Book Mine for all you informational needs about the Rocky Mountain geography, minerals and old mining sites. Rock Hounds are welcome to browse for information about minerals in and around the Town of Leadville. When you`ve had your fill of the days events, why not explore some of Leadville`s mining and gem locations. We`ve got you covered with geography guides and topographic maps.
Location: The Book Mine, 522 Harrison Ave, Leadville, Colorado 80461
Phone: (719) 486-2866
Rock Hounding Local Support

Rock Hounding Local Support

The Rock Hut - We are a family-owned-and-operated business. The Rock Hut, nestled at 10,200 feet of elevation in the Rocky Mountains, is the highest mineral store in the United States. We have been serving our customers since 1974 and are happy to do business with you. Kids love our store and it`s a great place to get them started on Rock Hounding.The Rock Hut was founded in 1974 by Jim and Irene Witmer and the late Gus Seppi. The Rock Hut displays and sells minerals and fossils from around the world. There are thousands of specimens on display in the turn-of-the-century building.
Location: The Rock Hut, 706 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461
Phone: (719) 486-2866