Herkimer diamond hunting is a great family activity. You'll spend hours trying to improve your collection by finding the biggest and best "diamond." Shop at our Trading Post as well for unique jewelry, gemstones, apparel and souvenirs. For recreation, try fishing and tubing on the West Canada Creek; steps away from your front door, just like our Herkimer Diamond Shaped Pool! You can try sluicing for diamonds, gems, or fossils! We even have a mine-to-table restaurant! Bring everyone! You'll have a wonderful time! Prospecting season is April 10 through October 31 (weather permitting). Camping Season is April 10 through October 31.
Herkimer Diamonds are beautiful double-terminated quartz crystals found in Herkimer County, New York. Incredibly, these phenomenal gemstones are close to five hundred million years old. The crystals are magnificent works of nature, found in the rock, having a diamond-like geometrical shape. Thus, the name recognition of “Herkimer Diamonds”.
Shop from 60 manufactured legacies of central New York; dine at our Waterfront Grill " A Gem of a Culinary Experience"; cruise on the Erie canal aboard Lil' Damond II or III; receive Regional Tourist Information at the Visitor Center. Call for more information 315-717-0077.
800 Mohawk St
Herkimer, NY 13350
The Waterfront Grille, a casual dining spot, is located at Gems Along the Mohawk within the Herkimer Marina.For more than twenty years, we've served the freshest and locally sourced foods. Our commitment has always remained the same - quality and service.
800 Mohawk St
Herkimer, NY 13350
The Historic Four Corners is composed of the 1884 Herkimer County Historical Society Suiter Building Museum, the 1834 Herkimer County Jail, 1873 Herkimer County Courthouse, and the 1834 Herkimer Reformed Church, all listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours of the Society's Museum are free and open to the public. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and during the months of July and August on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Special tours of the other buildings need to be arranged ahead of time.
The Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard is a historic, water-powered mill on the banks of Fly Creek in the heart of beautiful Central New York, only three miles northwest of Cooperstown.
The bridge is located 0.1 miles southeast of junction NY29A on NY29, then 0.1 miles right on Fairview Rd. in the village of Salisbury Center.
The Adirondack Scenic Railroad offers many different scenic train excursions departing from Utica's Union Station, Thendara Station near Old Forge, Saranac Lake Union Depot and Lake Placid Station in the beautiful Olympic Village of Lake Placid, New York.
The casino includes over 80 table games and 2,400 instant multi-games machines.
Historical attractions include the history of General Herkimer and the Battle of Oriskany, The Herkimer Family and the Mohawk Valley Germans, The Garden, and The Site and Its Programs. Some programs include Sunday afternoons (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) costumed staff and volunteers engaged in household and farm activities, "Sugaring Off", a lively recreation of colonial maple sugaring bees, is held on a Sunday in late March or early April, "An old-fashioned Apple Bee" is held in late September, and educational programs for students of all ages are offered year-round. See the Herkimer Home website for further information.
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