Welcome to Big Rock Candy Mountain
Big Rock Candy Mountain offers family-friendly nature tours to this BC Heritage, internationally famous crystal collecting area. Cominco’s Rock Candy Mine operated here in the 1920’s. For more history, click “The Mine”.
Your family can collect sparkling quartz crystal geodes, fine fluorite in green & purple, and beautiful barite, while enjoying spectacular mountain scenery & abundant wildflowers. Your guide will help you explore the Rock Candy ghost town and historic artifacts. Two levels of tours are offered to families. Click “Trips” for more information.
The mountain continues to produce museum-quality specimens of gemmy yellow barite on quartz and fluorite. We offer mineral collectors access to fresh vugs. Click “Trips” for more information. To book a collector trip for you or your group, visit our “Geology Adventures” web site.