Imagine sinking your shovel into a soft mound of dirt and unearthing a real gemstone. You sift through the dirt and grime and finally reveal the glittering blue color. You slip it in your pocket. Well, Mason County Topaz is yours for the taking. Yes, you read that right. In Mason County, you have the opportunity to dig for blue, yellow and clear topaz, and keep what you find!
This thrilling experience is available to the public for a small daily fee. All you need is a shovel and a thin wire screen with tightly knit mesh. You can embark on this daily adventure at Bar M Ranch, Seaquist Ranch, and Lindsay Ranch. Each location asks that you call ahead to make a reservation to participate in a dig. Click on one of the links to schedule your dig. Ranches are closed for deer season from November to January, but the spring, summer and fall months are open for digging in the gorgeous sunshine!
Each location surrounds Mason, TX, in close proximity to Dos Rios. Embrace your inner adventurer and spend the day sifting for jewels under the stunning sky of Mason, Texas. Make a day of it. Keep what you find. Wear your success. Brag to your friends. Bring them along next time.