Gold Clubs outside of Arizona
This is a partial list of prospecting clubs and Organizations based outside of
Arizona. This page is a work in progress. Clubs that wish to be listed or trade
links should contact the DGD Webmaster.
For more extensive lists of gold and related clubs that cover other states, see
Other Club Listings below.
Clubs are listed alphabetically by State. For clubs that have web sites, only the
web address is listed for contact information.
Clubs and Organizations in other states
The Alabama Gold Club is a
commercial operation in Cragford with daily rates that depend on the type
of equipment used. They allow up to a 5" dredge and have camping facilities.
- The First Class Miners, Inc.
is a club based in San Bernardino County, California. They have two 160-acre
placer claims and one 40-acre claim located in the Twentynine Palms area of
the Mojave desert.
- The Prospector's Club of Southern California,
founded in 1966, is based in Downey, California, and holds title to several gold
claims in California.
"The Club has also made agreements with other organizations to to allow their
members and ours, to make mutual use of each other's gold claims. With these
arrangements, our members have access to quite a large number of sites where
they can get their share of the gold in our state."
The Gold Prospectors of the
Rockies (GPR) was founded in Denver, Colorado, in 1995. The general purpose
of this non-profit, family-oriented club is "the advancement of gold prospecting."
The GPR meets once a month to educate members about placer gold prospecting,
review old and new products, coordinate family outings, participate in drawings
for nuggets, and promote the pursuit of gold. Each month, the club arranges a
presentation on an aspect of gold prospecting. Also, the club holds on-site
training sessions in how to locate placer gold, panning, highbanking, dredging,
and metal detecting, and publishes a monthly newsletter. The website has many
articles on recovery of gold.
(Lots of interesting articles - Webmaster)
The Idaho Gold Prospectors
Association is based out of Boise, Idaho and, from their web site on 6/25/05, has
135 members and access to approximately 15 claims in Southwest Idaho.
The Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada
(GSSN) is located in the Las Vegas area. According to their web site,
they have over 500 acres under claim for the members to use for prospecting
purposes. They have monthly meetings and club outings. They also have
demonstrations and Speakers at the meetings and at Outings.
The Washington Prospectors
Mining Association (WPMA) is located in the Seattle area. According to
their web site, they are the largest non-profit small scale mining association
in the State of Washington. Members have access to over 1665 acres of
Association claims, and some specific members claims, throughout the states of
Washington, Oregon, and California.
Some of the information on club listings in the links below appear to be out of
date. It is hard to keep this information current.
Please send any comments and suggestions on these pages to the
This page was last updated on 6 September 2009.