Rattlesnake Gulch is a historic mining area north of Delta off Highway 50. It was private land which the BLM reacquired so it’s open to panning but can’t be claimed! The turnoff is between mile marker 61-63 and is marked well (Rattlesnake Gulch Rd 730). The old road down to […]

Rattlesnake Gulch public prospecting area   Recently updated !

Cache Creek Colorado prospecting rules 2
A must visit for any casual prospector spending time in the Colorado mountains, Cache Creek was a commercial operation that was shut down in the midst of productive operations. Of all the places open to casual prospecting in Colorado, this is the one to hit if you dream of finding […]

Cache Creek Prospecting Site   Recently updated !

Fees, limits on activity and calendar restrictions may be coming soon. (May 2017 Update: As per the Royal Gorge BLM office, the rule changes have been put on hold for the 2017 season!) Some of this change looks to be good news as they plan to allow wheeled carts and […]

Gold Prospecting News Flash: Cache Creek fees & restrictions coming ...