Welcome to the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort! Visit us and prospect for your own Herkimer Diamonds,  stay ​with us at our award-winning KOA Resort, enjoy a wood fired pizza at the Miners' Table or shop for Herkimer Diamond jewelry at our online store!
The prospects are endless...

​The Sluice is now open!

​​The new Herkimer Diamond Mines sluice opened Saturday, April 21, with Dan Baldwin and family as the first customers.  Construction of the new facilities commenced in the fall and winter months, despite weather deterrents.  Construction will be continuing into May, with the opening of the Trading Post, Canteen, and Rock Hound Academy.  The property’s grand opening celebrations will be all Father’s Day Weekend, June 15-17. Pictured is Dan Baldwin’s family and Dr. Renee Scialdo Shevat, Owner and President of Herkimer Diamond Mines, Inc..

​​​​​​Open for the Season!

​The Herkimer Diamond Mines, KOA Resort and Miners' Table are now open for the season!
A lot of exciting changes ​are happening at the Herkimer Diamond Mines, and we ​ask you to "pardon our dust" as we continue ​the improvements​.

​NEW! Miners' Village

​​​​​​​​​After our devastating fire last fall, ​we began t​he long process of ​rebuilding. The plans have been ​designed ​and we are proud to bring you the new Miners' Village​! Our ​​re-devel​oped venue will feature a new registration center​, cafe' ​and education center, along with a reclaimed 1861 special events barn!

Unique KOA Resort

​​​Stay in a tree house or an astronomy cabin with a high-powered telescope on an elevated deck! Along with a wide variety of lodging and camping options, our beautiful facility borders the West Canada Creek. This offers our guests world class trout fishing, tubing, and other recreational activities right on the property! Take a swim in in our sparkling diamond pool, or play a round of frisbee golf! ​We also offer a fully stocked camp store for your convenience.

​Herkimer Diamond Mines

​Directly across from the KOA Resort is the World Famous Herkimer Diamond Mines. They’re beautiful, fun to find and the whole family can dig for them. Actually quartz crystals, the stones were faceted by nature half a billion years ago. ​You keep everything you find, so grab your goggles and hammer and start digging for diamonds!

Dining Opportunities

​Grab a bite to eat at our on site dining options including The Canteen Cafe', Prospector's Pavilion or ​Miners' Table restaurant. We offer variety of ​delicious choices and convenience, including wood fired pizza delivery to your camp site on select evenings!

​​R​ock, Gem and STEM Camp!

​​​​​​​​​​Our popular Rock​, Gem and STEM Camps are filling up fast! Our campers come from near and far to participate in a "one of a kind" camping experience. ​Online registration