Recreational gold panning



San Miguel River gold prospecting 3
The BLM reacquired the land and river south of Norwood Bridge after it had been in private ownership. This unclaimable land along the San Miguel River is now available for your non-motorized prospecting.   The gold here is pretty good! You get to this area by taking highway 145 easterly […]

Norwood Bridge Recreational Placer Mining Area – Prospecting Tips


gold panning, Cripple Creek, Colorado prospecting
    I get asked to provide my advice on where to look for gold in a creek and how to pan.  I think there are already experts out there on YouTube so here are a few of the best…           First, here’s a great video […]

Where to look for gold & How to catch it



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Digging in the city means participating in recreational gold prospecting as a guest of a local government, parks & rec district or similar organization. While the tools of prospecting are the same (shovel, pan and sluice, maybe an electric highbanker like the Gold Cube), the process of finding a spot […]

Finding spots to dig in town (metro Denver)   Recently updated !