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In the Field


In The Field

In the Field

Public Mining Site


Lake Pleasant Park - Gold Panning.
Lynx Creek Mineral Withdrawal Area - Gold panning and metal detecting for gold.


Emerald Creek Garnet Area  (Fee) - Look for rare star garnets, found in only two places on earth.


Baker Ranger District - Gold panning.
Edson Creek & Sixes River - Gold panning and sluicing (pdf).
Hobo Camp Campground - Gold panning.
Lund Park Campground - Gold panning on Brice Creek.
Medford District BLM - Gold panning and suction dredging in the Medford area (pdf).
Quartzville Recreational Mining Corridor - Gold panning mining near Salem (pdf).
Rouge River - "Hands and pans" only gold panning along the Rouge River. 
Spectrum Sunstone Mine - Dig for the official gemstone of Oregon.


Gold in Washington - Information and locations.

Meteorite Find Location in AZ