Herkimer Diamond KOA Recreation

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Herkimer Diamond KOA Recreation

Prospecting for Herkimer Diamonds

Prospecting for Herkimer Diamonds

Enjoy finding your own Herkimer Diamonds by doing some prospecting. We can supply you with a hammer and bag for your diamonds. You may keep everything you find! (COST)

Sluice for Herkimer Diamonds, Fossils, or Gemstones

Sluice for Herkimer Diamonds, Fossils, or Gemstones

Sluice for Herkimer Diamonds, fossils, and gemstones at the Herkimer Diamond Mines sluicing stations. (Cost)

Design your own jewelry

Design your own jewelry

Build and Wear, Build to Share! After you collect your Herkimer Diamonds, create beautiful custom jewelry that is just your style! At our "Build and Share" Herkimer Diamond Activity in the Artisan Center, you can choose from a variety of jewelry making accessories to make your masterpiece!  (Cost)

Crayfish in the West Canada Creek

Crayfish in the West Canada Creek

A fun activity to enjoy with the kids, learn to catch crayfish.

Create your own t-shirt

Create your own t-shirt

We offer a tye dyeing activity. Bring a t-shirt of your own or purchase one with our logo. (Cost)

Experience cooking with our organic garden foods and herbs

Experience cooking with our organic garden foods and herbs

Pick your own herbs, when in season.

Join us on our weekly hay wagon ride

Join us on our weekly hay wagon ride

As we ride around the campground, join in a sing along and show other guests how much fun you are having.

Assemble a windmill

Assemble a windmill

Learn about solar energy resources while building a windmill.

Tube down the West Canada Creek

Tube down the West Canada Creek

The West Canada Creek is well known to tubers. Just bring your own tube or purchase one in the KOA Store.

Explore our universe and constellations

Explore our universe and constellations

We are pleased to announce a new Astronomy Lodge coming to the Herkimer Diamond KOA. Enjoy looking at the night sky through skylights and telescopes on the observation deck, as well as, an indoor planetarium!

Put the scientific method to the test

Put the scientific method to the test

How many pennies do you think a boat you build out of common materials can hold? 19? 100? Create your hypothesis and see how your boat stands up to the others!

Get your picture taken by our Diamond Copter

Get your picture taken by our Diamond Copter

Venture into the Mines and be sure to get a picture of the WHOLE experience

Ring our US Navy Bell!

Ring our US Navy Bell!

Any great finds done in the mines will have the oppurtunity to ring our U.S. Navy Battle Ship Bell.

Build, Wear and Share!

Build, Wear and Share!

Create jewelry out of your finds! (Cost)

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