For Hill Farms Thompson, Connecticut
Quintessential Gardens

Picking Patch

Corn Maze Adventure


Discovery Barnyard

History of Fort Hill

Fort Hill Gem Mining

Fort Hill in the News

General Information


Growing Excitement

Gem stone and fossil panning is a fun and educational experience for all ages. In our mining company, participants pan for gems and fossils using the provided screen and water trough to wash and discover hidden treasures of all kinds!

Choose from a selection of bag sizes to take home what you find.

Lots of fun activities for children at Fort Hill Farms!

Try your hand at gem mining, visit our Discovery Barnyard, try some ice cream in The Creamery, and (Aug-Nov) get lost in our Corn Maze Adventure.

Fort Hill Farms & Gardens, LLC   260 Quaddick Road, Thompson, CT 06277 (860) 923-3439