Contact Us

Call to make a reservation. We begin taking reservations on April 15th, 2019

(775) 941-0270 (May-October)

 (541) 312-2679 (November-April)

The mine

Rainbow Ridge Opal Mine
PO Box 97 Denio, NV 89404
40190 Sagebrush Creek Road, Virgin Valley

Mining : Friday, May 24th - Sunday, September 15th
Digging Open: 8AM until 4PM
Closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays

Rock shop: 8AM until 5PM.


Click here to learn more about the FREE Virgin Valley Campground.


Mileage to Rainbow Ridge Opal Mine

These mileages are from likely spots that someone may fly into. They reflect mileage from the local airport to Rainbow Ridge. Other mileages are included to identify the last fuel stop before heading out to Virgin Valley.



From Boise, ID (via Whitehorse Ranch, OR) 243 miles
(via Hwy 95 and Hwy 140 through Orovada, NV) 321 miles

From Reno, NV 295 miles

From Las Vegas, NV 597 miles

From Winnemucca, NV (last fuel when coming from the south or east) 135 miles

From Salt Lake City, UT 480 miles

From Redding, CA 293 miles

From San Francisco, CA 512 miles

Seattle, WA 615 miles

Redmond, OR 275 miles

Klamath Falls, OR 190 miles

Lakeview, OR (last fuel stop when coming from the west) 96 miles