California Gold Panning

17712 Harvard Mine Rd.
Jamestown, CA 95327- Map It
(209) 916-5166

AAA Editor Notes

California Gold Panning is .5 mi. s. on SR 49/108, then .5 mi. w. to 17712 Harvard Mine Rd. Gold panning and sluicing on Woods Creek in the historic Harvard Mine District are taught by seasoned prospectors who relate the history and stories of the gold-mining camp. Participants can see what the early miners experienced back in the 1800s. A change of clothing is recommended for children. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Two hours of panning and sluicing with an instructor for up to five people $180. Experienced miner fee (no instruction given) $25 for 5 hours. Equipment rental is available; phone for rates. Other packages also are offered. Reservations are required.
Hours: Open by appointment. Closed Christmas.