Arizona Gem, Mineral, and Rock Hunting Hiking Tours
Arizona Mining: Copper, Gold, Silver, and Booms
Arizona Gem, Mineral, and Rockhounding hiking tours are wonderful hiking adventures for the aspiring prospector in us all.  Want to pan for gold?  Find some turquoise?  Maybe just observe some really prominent mineral veins?  Our geologist/guides know some great spots to add excellent specimens to your collection, so give us a call !  Arizona's unique geology and fabulous climate lends us year-round gem prospecting and hiking opportunities!

Check out our other Day Hiking tours , our adventurous Hiking and BackPacking tours , and our comfortable Hiking and BaseCamping tours !

arizona gem and rockhounding tours
arizona gem and rockhounding tours
arizona gem and rockhounding tours
arizona gem and rockhounding tours

Distance: Variable dependent upon hike

Elevation Change: Variable dependent upon hike

Fitness: 2
Solitude: 3

1 person: $250
2 people: $130 per person
3 people: $100 per person
4-5 people: $90 per person
6 people: $80 per person
​Age 10 and under:  $70 per person

What is included?
Transportation to and from the trailhead from your Flagstaff hotel, excellent picnic lunch, trail snacks, day packs, trekking poles, and knowledgeable, licensed geologist/guides

What should you bring?
Appropriate clothing for the weather (call us for details if unsure), water bottles or hydration bladder (3 liter capacity per person), hiking shoes/boots, waterproof jacket/poncho, hat & sunglasses, camera, sunscreen. During colder weather, warm hats, gloves, and scarves will be desirable. Guide gratuities are customary and greatly appreciated.

Joining a tour:
To make a reservation, visit our  Reservation Request  page. Or call our office at 1-602-904-2536, Monday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm AZ time.

Meeting Time and Place:
Blue Marble can grab you from your hotel in Flagstaff, or you may choose to meet at the designated meeting place, which will be included in your pre-trip information packet. Our meeting time will be arranged upon booking your reservation and is largely dependent on time of year.

To guarantee your reservation we require a 50% deposit. We collect the remaining balance 30 days prior to the hike departing. Any cancellation made more than 15 days prior to departure will receive a full refund less a $30 processing fee. Cancellations made within 15 days will receive a 50% refund and any cancellation made within 72 hours of the hike departing will receive no refunds or credits. There are no refunds for guests who arrive late or depart early from the trip. There are no refunds for late arrivals.