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...

We are Covid-19 prepared!
All our facilities have been updated to fit Covid requirements.
All staff are required to wear masks, keep a 6 ft distance, and have been trained on Covid precautions. Seating has been spaced apart and all tools will be sanitized after each use.

We ask that all who will enter any public building or anyone who cannot social distance 6 feet apart wear a mask for the safety of yourselves and others.

We are open!

Contact us:

Phone: 315-717-0175 Weekdays (9am-5pm) for general questions
Phone: 315-891-7355 (8am-8pm) for questions about the KOA campgrounds

Phone: 315-891-3099 (9am-5pm) for questions about the Miners' Village


After much consideration and review with State and Local officials, we have made the decision to CANCEL this year’s Girl Scout Jamboree (September 25th to September 27th) and Boy Scout Jamboree (October 23rd to October 25th). We are still open to the public, if your visit was canceled and you still would like to visit the Herkimer Diamond Mines during our 2020 season, please contact us. We can offer group rates for your party for discounted mining, sluicing and jewelry creation activities when a reservation form is in place.

If you need to reschedule a group visit, call 315-717-0175. To cancel your camping reservations, please call 315-891-7355.

We are open!

Visit us in 2020 and check out Miners' Village at the Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort featuring 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!

Rock, 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