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Club Directories / US - Club Directories / Foreign - US National - International Clubs & Organizations - Clubs & Organizations / Foreign

Link index below uses US Postal standard abbreviations (California > CA, Idaho > ID, etc.).
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Club Directories / US

Goldbummin.com
List of prospecting & metal detecting clubs by State.

ICMJ's Prospecting & Mining Journal
Mining resources, associations, clubs, listed by State.

KellycoDetectors.com
Gold prospecting clubs and organization; search by State.

Miningold.com
Gold prospecting clubs and organizations by State.

ProspectingChannel.com
Clubs, organizations, associations listed by State.

Tom Ashworth's Prospectors Cache
Club listings.
Also forum, chat, used equipment sales, gold locations in the US, how to, general info, pictures, videos and more.

Worldofrockhounds.com
Clubs, organizations, associations listed by State; both prospecting & metal detecting.




U.S. National Clubs & Organizations

Eastern Gold Prospectors Association EGPA Headquarters
The intent of the EGPA is to organize the Recreational Prospectors in the eastern part of the United Sates.
EGPA Chapters:
PA Prospectors (Pennsylvania)

Gold Prospectors Association of America (G.P.A.A.)
http://www.goldprospectors.org
G.P.A.A. Chapters
E-Mail: info@goldprospectors.org
Lists all G.P.A.A. Chapters in US & Canada.

Prospecting U.S.A.
Heflin, AL (Home Base)
We are nation-wide online information resource. A great place to help new comers and old times to find places to go and if some is in there area to team up with.


Clubs & Organizations/US by State


Alabama

G.P.A.A. North Alabamna Chapter
POB 52
Equality, AL 36026 USA
Contact: Ron Krueger (President)
Ph: 1-205-594.4335
E-Mail: lnrdlcb@aol.com
Meets 2nd sat. monthly @ 10:00 am CT at the Alabama Gold Camp, Cragford, AL.

G.P.A.A. of Phenix City
Phenix City Gold Grubbers, (Phenix City, AL.)
P.O. Box 3105
Phenix City, AL 36869-3105 USA
Contact: Bill Lambeth (President)
Ph: 1-334-864-8197
E-Mail: dreamchaser@mindspring.com
Contact webmaster: warrensidney@yahoo.com

Prospecting U.S.A.
Heflin, AL (Home Base)
We are nation-wide online information resource. A great place to help new comers and old times to find places to go and if some is in there area to team up with.





Alaska

Alaska Miners Association
3305 Arctic Blvd, Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99503 USA
Ph: 1-907-563-9229 or Fax: 1-907-563-9225
E-Mail: ama@alaskaminers.org
Branch Meetings:
Anchorage; 7 am Fridays at Denny's (Benson & Denali).
Fairbanks; 7 am at Westmark Hotel. Summer: June-Sept every 3rd Friday. Winter: Oct-May every Friday.
Juneau; 7:30 am at Prospector Hotel. Winter: Sept-May every Friday.
Nome; 12 noon at Plar Club. Winter: Oct-April 1st Friday every Month
The Alaska Miners Association is a non-profit corporation headquartered in Anchorage with a branch office in Fairbanks and Juneau. Chapters are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Juneau, Denali, and Nome.

BSA Explorer (Specialty Mining) Post 2033
Daniel A. Kelly, Jr.
581 Briar Dr.
Wasilla, AK 99654-6356
1-907-376-6941 fax: 1-907-357-6941
E-Mail: dkellyhome@matnet.com

G.P.A.A. of Anchorage
Contact: Tom Ireland (President)
Ph: 1-907-317-9872
E-Mail: tom.ireland67@gmail.com
Meetings: The Anchorage Chapter meets the third Thursday of every month, 7:00 pm at the AIH offices meeting room in the single story blue structure at 2192 Viking Drive..
There are over 3000 G.P.A.A. members in the Anchorage Bowl area.  The expertise and interests of the GPAA'ers ranges from first-time beginners to experienced, professional miners.  The Anchorage Chapter of the G.P.A.A. was established with the idea of providing all these folks a chance to get together to have fun, make some new friends, teach, and work together to strengthen mining in Alaska.

G.P.A.A Kenai Gold Prospecting Club
Contact: Joe Demaree (President)
Ph: 1-907-283-7808 or 1-907-398-7807
Contact: Becky Moore (Webmaster)
E-Mail: travler@acsalaska.net
Meeting: Kenai Chapter of GPAA meets the first Thursday of each month @ 7:00 pm in the Moose Club located in Kenai.
Kenai is located in the south central region of Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula.
We are people who enjoy recreational mining and the out of doors. We are working for you to keep recreational mining allowed here in this Great United States.



Arizona
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American Prospectors Club
Box 15
Congress, AZ 85332 USA
ContactL Lou Roggio
Ph: 1-928-830-7791
E-Mail: lou@americanprospectors.com
We currently have claims in the Weaver Mountains, Stanton and Rich Hill/Hassayampa drainage areas.
As a member of American Prospectors Club you will have access to some great recreational gold prospecting claims to explore and prospect every day, all year. We hope you will get out there and enjoy the claims while finding the gold!

Arizona Association of Prospectors, Inc.,The (AAGP)
Phoenix Chapter
P.O. Box 35281
Phoenix, AZ 85069-5281  USA
Contact Person: Harold Allen (AAGP Director)
Phone: 1-623-934-6882
E-Mail : AzGoldPros@hotmail.com
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month. The meetings are from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and are held at the Denny's Restaurant located on the Northwest corner of the intersection of I-17 and Dunlap Ave. Meetings are open to members and prospective new members and include discussions on a variety of GOLD prospecting related topics from equipment, techniques, geology, hot spots to find GOLD, local related GOLD prospecting events, to governmental mining and prospecting laws. It's a friendly forum for serious GOLD prospectors to find out what's hot and what's not.

Congress Chapter (Congress, AZ)
Contact: Paul Clark
Email: congresspaul@aol.com
Ph: 1-928-427 9503

Desert Gold Diggers
Desert Gold Diggers Inc.
PO Box 85358
Tucson, AZ 85745 USA
Contact: Maria Hansen (Gazette Editor)
www.Desert-Gold-Diggers.org
E-Mail: DGDgazette@gmail.com
Meetings: Are held at 6:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Flowing Wells Community Center/Ellie Towne located at 1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd. Tucson AZ, unless otherwise designated by previous announcement. Generally, the meeting consists of a guest speaker on topics about gold prospecting and mining, as well as related topics on the region, local history and environment, followed by a business section. Nugget & equipment raffles are held at the close of the meeting.
The Desert Gold Diggers is a club devoted to all aspects of recreational prospecting and mining, including panning, sluicing, drywashing, and metal detecting. In addition to promoting recreational prospecting, the club exchanges ideas and information on the various aspects of prospecting & mining.

GoldShooter Mining Club
525 N. Val Vista Dr. # 44.
Mesa, AZ 85213 USA
Contact: Earl C. Baker (President)
E-Mail: goldshooter@usa.com
Arizona Gold, Meteorites, Geodes, and more!
Meetings: Held on site in Columbia Arizona the last Sunday of the month, every other month.
GoldShooter was founded May 2007 as a not for profit club by volunteer experienced miners dedicated to bringing you more than just another gold mining club in the state of Arizona.  Members will enjoy access to hundreds of acres of placer gold producing claims located through out the state of Arizona. 

G.P.A.P. of Phoenix, Inc.
Contact: Chris  Tinney (President)
E-Mail: President@GPAPClub.com
Ph: 1-623-328-9538
Contact webmaster: webmaster@gpapclub.com
Meets 1st Thursday monthly 7:00 pm at the Arizona American Italian club located at 7509 North 12th Street (between Northern & Glendale on the East side of 12th st)

G.P.A.T. of Tucson
Gold Prospectors Association of Tucson
PMB # 216
5425 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85711-3704 USA
Contact: Sam Angell (Vice President/Webmaster)
E-Mail: samangell@hotmail.com
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, monthly @ 7-9 pm at at Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.) Chapter #2, 3455 S. Wilmot
The Only GPAA Affiliated Club in Tucson!

Huachuca Prospectors Association
Contact: Tom Tierney
Ph: 1-520-378-3294
E-Mail: tetpros3@aztelnet.com
Contact webmaster: phred022001@yahoo.com
Our club meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Highway 92 Cafe (4235 S. Highway 92, Sierra Vista, AZ) Membership is FREE. Anyone interested in Prospecting for gold and treasure hunting (Metal Detecting/Nugget Shooting) is welcome to attend.

Lake Havasu Gold Seekers Club, The
PO Box 3281
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405-3281 USA
Contact: Joe Tommila (President)
Ph: 1-928-208-7098
E-Mail: jokath@ymail.com
Contact: Dan McCarty (Webmaster)
E-Mail: cowboy@rockincherokee.com
The Havasu Gold Seekers Inc. is a non-profit gold seekers club in Lake Havasu City, Arizona with over 1400 acres of gold bearing claims! The Club was started in early 1993 our club has grown to over 300 members and 1400 acres of placer gold claims and has purchased its own privately own land near the claims for club activities such as Family outings, BBQ's, camping and of course, Gold Prospecting.

Mesa Gold Diggers
7520 Paseo Escondido
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 USA
Ph: 1-520-772-8922
E-Mail: ELECFROG1@aol.com

Mohave Prospectors Association
P.O. BOX 6446
Kingman AZ. 86402 USA
Contact: Fritz Clemens (President)
E-Mail: fclemens@mohaveprospectors.org
Contact webmaster: webmaster@mohaveprospectors.org
Meeting’s are the 1st Tuesday of each month at the Kingman Community Foundation located at the corner of John L and Bank St. in Kingman. Meeting called to order at 7:00 pm.
We currently have over 300 acre’s of Gold bearing prospecting claims.

Roadrunners Prospectors Club, Inc.
PO Box 56804
Phoenix, AZ 85079-6804 USA
Office: 1-602-274-2521 or fax: 1-602-274-4335
E-Mail: rrpc-office@roadrunnergold.com
Meets: 3rd Thursday monthly 7:00 pm at the Arizona American Italian club located at 7509 North 12th Street (between Northern & Glendale on the East side of 12th Street).
Welcome to the home page of the Roadrunner Prospectors' Club. RRPC was founded in 1982 as a non-profit, volunteer-staffed, family orientated club dedicated to recreational gold mining in the state of Arizona. Members enjoy access to hundreds of acres of gold producing claims located throughout the state and are free to keep all the gold they find. In addition the club sponsors monthly group outings where members can work claims, learn new techniques and socialize.

Superstition Mountain Treasure Hunters
940 W. Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ 85217 USA
Ph: 1-480-983-3484 (Club Headquarters)
Contact: Dan Ware (President)
Ph: 1-480-983-3484
E-Mail: dan@smth-gold.com
Contact: Karen Williams (Webmaster)
E-Mail: webmaster@smth-gold.com
Club was formed in the late 80's. Our members have access to over 1500 acres in the state of Arizona. We have monthly meetings, monthly outings and special events throughout the year. Members keep all the gold the find!

White Mountain Chapter
Show Low, Az.
Contact: Paul Clark
Ph: 1-928-521-1104
Contact: Loren Wright
E-Mail: lpwright@frontiernet.net
Meets 1st Thursday monthly at 7:00 PM



Arkansas
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GPAA Chapter Of The Ozarks
5009 Hidden Hills Drive
Lowell, AR 72745 USA
Contact: Ashley Whitson (Secretary)
Ph: 1-479-438-0239
E-Mail: ashley.whitson@yahoo.com
Meetings: Held on the second weekend of every month excluding December.



California

Central Valley Prospectors [A Chapter of the GPAA]
Fresno, CA USA
Contact: Nancy Roberts
Ph: 1-559-681-5144
Nonprofit organization for gold hunters of all ages. We have prospecting outings, speakers, workshops, raffles, potlucks, and school presentations.
Meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the all purpose room at River Bluff Elementary School which is located in NW Fresno at 6510 W. Palo Alto Ave. just south of W. Herndon Ave between Hayes and Bryan.

Coarsegold Gold Prospectors
PO Box 152
Coarsegold, CA 93614 USA
Ph: 1-559-642-6173 or 1- 559-658-5756
We are a non-profit service and educational prospecting organization, established in 1997 for prospecting. We are dedicated to the promotion of the 1849 miners experience and protection of the act to promote the developement of the mining resources of the United States May 10, 1872 (Mining Act 1872) Wherein our Liberty and Freedom lie.

First Class Miners, Inc.
P.O. Box 2127
Yucca Valley, 92286 USA
Jim Wharff (President)
Contact Webmaster: admin@fristclassminers.org
This is a non-profit organization for the advancement of education for its members, local community, and requesting organizations in the skills and art of placer gold prospecting and mining, and the laws and regulations governing such activities.

Friends of Last Chance Canyon, The
Contact: Charlie Hattendorf (Club President)
E-Mail: charlie@tflcc.org (email address)
The Friends of Last Chance Canyon has a 160 acre placer claim in the El paso Mountains of California.
Non profit 501(c)3

Golden Caribou Mining Association
PO Box 300
Belden, CA 95915 USA
Club Info Contact: Gordon K. Burton (GCMC Owner)
Ph: 1-650-692-1932 or 1-530-283-5141
E-Mail: GCMC2002@aol.com
Webmaster E-Mail: web_dev@gcmining.com
We have over 1500 acres of claims on the North Fork of the Feather River and the adjoining tributaries.  We also have 200 acres of claims near Quartzsite, Arizona, and two claims near Happy Camp, CA.

Gold Prospectors Association of America (G.P.A.A.)
43445 Business Park Dr., Suite 113
Temecula, CA 92590 USA
PO Box 891509
Temecula, CA 92589 USA
Contact: Robert Henry
1-909-699-4749, 1-800 551-9707 or fax: 1-909-699-4062
E-Mail: info@goldprospectors.org

G.P.A.A. ICO Club
GPAA/LDMA members only!
E-Mail: hugabare@mindspring.com
Was founded in 1968 to preserve and promote the great heritage of the North American Prospector, and to provide a platform for the exchange of information to help its members find more gold. This site is constructed for GPAA/LDMA members who also use ICQ as a means of communication and to promote recreational gold prospecting. It is hopeful that other's will join in and enjoy the pleasures that this fasinating hobby brings.

Hi Desert Gold Diggers, Inc.
P.O. Box 401447
Hesperia, CA 92340 USA
Dan Shults (President)
Webmasters: Bob DeCamp & Willy Olsen
E-Mail: bob@wheezerwoodworks.com
Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm, Church of the Valley, 20700 Standing Rock Ave., Apple Valley, CA. December Christmas Party will start at 6:00 pm.

Lost Dutchman's Mining Association Inc.
PO Box 891509
Temecula, CA 92589 USA
1-909-699-4749 or fax: 1-909-699-4062
LDMA Properties:
Arizona; Stanton.
Calif.; Dulsenberg, Finley, Italian Bar, Klamath River, and Scott River.
Colorado; Leadville, and Nederland Camp.
Georgia; The Loud Mine.
Nevada; High Divide Property.
Oregon; Burnt River Camp, and The Cave Creek Property.
South Carolina; Oconee Camp.
North Carolina; Vein Mountain.
LDMA Claims:
Yuba River Claims; Downieville, Calif.
Lost Dutchman Claim; Stanton, Arizona.

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Modern Gold Miner & Treasure Hunter's Association
PO Box 47
Happy Camp, CA 96039 USA
ph: 1-530-493-2062, fax: 1-530-493-2095
E-Mail: dave@goldgold.com
Dave McCracken's: New 49'ers / ProMack Mining / Modern Gold Miner and Treasure Hunters Association & Magazine Online.

Motherlode Goldhounds
P.O. Box 149
Foresthill, CA 95631 USA
Leave Message: 1- 530-367-2891
Meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of the Month at the Veterans Hall,  100 East St. Auburn, CA @  7:00 pm.
Mother Lode Goldhounds Association is an open membership educational association to teach the public about recreational, professional mining and prospecting.

New 49'ers, The
PO Box 47
Happy Camp, CA 96039 USA
ph: 1-530-493-2062, fax: 1-530-493-2095
E-Mail: webmaster@goldgold.com
Dave McCracken's: New 49'ers / ProMack Mining / Modern Gold Miner and Treasure Hunters Association & Magazine Online.
Gold Mining Club, properties to mine on, fellowship.

Orange County 49'ers, Inc.
P.O. Box 1491
Orange, CA 92856-1491 USA
Contact: Robert Selinger (Webmaster)
E-Mail: webmaster@oc49ers.com
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month @ 7:30 pm, at the Garden Grove Woman's Club 9501 Chapman Avenue
Garden Grove, CA.
We are a non-profit organization with active members in California and elsewhere. At present we own 13 gold claims totaling hundreds of acres. We provide a place for members to meet, prospect, and have fun!!!

Prospectors Club of Southern California, The
Downey, California USA
Contact: Martin Milas (President)
E-Mail: mhmilas@yahoo.com
Meetings: are held on the third Friday night of the month.
Located: 9813 Paramount Blvd. in the city of Downey, Calif. (Woman's Club of Downey).
The Prospector's Club of Southern California is a legally chartered, non-profit corporation and dedicated to gold prospecting, metal detecting and treasure hunting. Field trips are usually held one week after the meeting every month. Visitors are always welcome!

Public Lands for the People (P.L.P.)
615 N. Azusa Ave.
Azusa, CA 91702 USA
ph/fax 1-626-334-2633
E-Mail: (P.O.P. President) DIG4AU@aol.com
A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the right of the public to the access and use of public lands.
Was constructed for the purpose of allowing individuals and representatives for various groups to join forces to help maintain the laws and rights of all Citizens on Public and Private Lands (Federal, State and City).

River City Prospectors [A chapter of the GPAA]
Sacramento, CA USA
Contact: Jim Hutchins (President)
E-Mail: jhutchings22@hotmail.com
Contact Web Master: bradsgold-gpaa@yahoo.com
The meetings are held at the, American Legion Hall, in Rio Linda. They start at 10:00 am and usually last about 2 hours.
We are a group of people. Who has joined together, for the purpose of finding the meaning of life in the bottom of a gold pan. We hope to see you at our next meeting.


Route 66 Gold Miners, Inc. [A chapter of the GPAA]
Contact: Mike Eubank (President)
E-Mail: ocgloldpan@aol.com
Contact: Michael Beechler (Vice President/Webmaster)
E-Mail: webmaster@route66goldminer.org
Meetings: Held on the 2nd Sunday, Monthly 4:00 PM. Coco's Restaurant - 1250 Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA
This is a great place to meet with other people who are interested in the quest of gold and treasure. With lively meetings, prospecting outings, and metal detecting treasure hunts. You are sure to find an interest to follow and meet great people on the way.

San Fernando Valley Chapter GPAA
E-Mail: SFVCGPAA@Gmail.com
Contact: Pat Keene
Ph: 1-818-993-0411
E-Mail: pat@keeneeng.com
Meetings: Held on the third Thursday of each month at Keene Engineering 20201 Bahama Street, Chatsworth.

Santa Rosa Gold Diggers
Santa Rosa, CA USA
Contact: Kathe Close
Ph: 1-707-575-8915
E-Mail: info@santarosagolddiggers.com
Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the North Room at Veteran's Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Avenue.
Nonprofit organization for gold hunters of all ages. We have prospecting outings, speakers, workshops, camping trips, picnics, and more.

Sierra Prospecters Association
1816 Myrtlewood Dr.
Ceres, CA 95307 USA
E-Mail: webmaster@sierraprospectors.org
We are a non-profit, family-oriented group located in the beautiful California Motherlode. We have a current membership of over 50 members. We encourage you to become a member and join us in gold and mineral prospecting on our mining claims. Gold, platinum, quartz crystals, and garnets have been found on the claims.

Southwestern Prospectors & Miners Association (SPMA)
PO Box 904
La Mesa, CA 91944 USA
PH: 1-619-685-4488
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 pm, VFW Post 2082, 2885 Lemon, Lemon Grove.
San Diego based club with over 20 claims, monthly educational meetings and monthly field trips. Come and Join the Fun. Increase your knowledge. Meet others who enjoy gold prospecting. Find out where to go, what to do when you get there and what equipment you should use. We have organized field trips to gold mining areas and ghost towns.

Taft Prospectors
Taft California
Contact: Robert D. Hoaglan (Website Coordinator)
E-Mail: rhoaglan1@verizon.net>rhoaglan1@verizon.net
Long standing club of 45 years plus, with a 200 + membership.
Seven 20 acre claims in the Mojave desert.
Meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 500 Cascade Place, Taft CA.
Public welcome to the meetings. We have Quarterly outings on one of the claims. Membership form and Hold Harmless agreement can be downloaded from the website. Dues are $35.00 with no initiation fee. 

Temecula Valley Prospectors
P. O. Box 2081
Temecula, CA, 92593-2081 USA
Contact: Josh Holtkamp (President)
E-Mail: president@gpaatvp.com
Ph: 1-951-244-3442
Meets 2nd Saturday of the month.
Our purpose is to provide an environment for both members and visitors to become more knowledgeable about the ecologically safe recovery of gold and gems from our public lands that are open to mineral entry. Also to teach each other about equipment use and methods as well as keeping up with the ever changing mining and prospecting laws.


New 49'ers, The
PO Box 47
Happy Camp, CA 96039 USA
ph: 1-530-493-2062, fax: 1-530-493-2095
E-Mail: webmaster@goldgold.com
Dave McCracken's: New 49'ers / ProMack Mining / Modern Gold Miner and Treasure Hunters Association & Magazine Online.
Gold Mining Club, properties to mine on, fellowship.

United Prospectors, Inc. [Headquarters]
P.O. Box 278016
Sacramento, CA 95827-9998 USA
Don Siegel (President)
Contact: Mark Weber
E-Mail: Webmaster@unitedprospectors.com
Welcome to United Prospectors, Inc., a family-oriented small miner's corporation dedicated to the enjoyable, relaxing, and potentially profitable activities of rock hounding, metal detecting, gold prospecting and mineral hunting.
UPI chapters in California:
Alameda County UPI
Auburn Chapter UPI ; including El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, and Yuba Counties.
Contra Costa County UPI
Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Merced Counties UPI
Marin and Sonoma Counties UPI
Sacramento County UPI
San Joaquin County UPI
Santa Clara County UPI
Stanislaus County UPI
For more information on these chapters; UPI Chapters Index.

Valley Prospectors Inc.
PO BOX 2923
San Bernardino, CA. 92406 USA
Contact: Kent Bryant (President)
E-Mail: thegolddigger56@yahoo.com
Contact: Gary Schiszler (Web Master)
E-Mail: garyshiz@mail.manti.com
We meet the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 1729 East Base Line Rd., San Bernardino Ca. (corner of Del Rosa Ave., on the south side of Base Line Rd. enter from rear of building).


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West Coast Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Association
John Forrey (President)
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month in the city of Garden Grove at 7:30 P.M. Our club is in it's 24th year of operation.

West End Prospectors Corp.
PO Box 87
Norco, CA 92335 USA
Don Crites ( President)
Contact: Tim Ketterer (Webmaster)
E-Mail: timk49@gmail.com
Mettings: First Tuesday of each month at 7:30 P.M. (Norco Community Center, 3900 Hamner Ave, Norco CA.)
We have claims in the Big Bear area and in the desert mear randsburg and Barstow. We also have wet claims on the Klamath, Yuba, and the Kern. Come and join the fun with the W.E.P.C. during those long summer days. Our club offers 15 workable claims, both wet and dry.



Colorado

Chaffee County Prospector's Club, The
545 North Hwy 24, Unit C / PO Box 3051
Buena Vista, CO 81211 USA
1-719-395-9425
E-Mail: mlallen@rmi.net
Has 86 acres of claims located 10 miles north of Buena Vista, Colorado on the Arkansas River. Rates, application, area history, claims info.

ColoradoGoldCamp.com (CGC)
Colorado gold prospecting club and website has some great tutorials and also membership information can be found here.
Contact info; webmaster@coloradogoldcamp.com
CGC Online Forum
- CGC is a family friendly club focused on education, preserving our public land rights and making its members successful prospectors by putting them on the gold. Throughout the year we have many small outings, a few common digs and proven gold claims and patented land for our members to work and sample from Denver all the way to SW Colorado.
- Prospecting is about camaraderie amongst friends and getting out in the wilds, living and learning how to find that beautiful yella gold that mother nature has laid down for us.
Stay connected through the CGC Online Forum.

Colorado Prospector
PO Box 1566
Fairplay, CO 80440 USA
E-Mail: webmaster@coloradoprospector.com
A site for the small scale miner/prospector to conveniently find access to public land, open to prospecting in and around Colorado's mineral belt. Miners Market & Forum Board.
We also have exstensive information about other minerals and lapidary type work.
"Prospecting chat room, everyone is welcome, stop by soon."

Colorado Springs Chapter of the GPAA
Contact: Ron Woods (President)
E-Mail: albertawoods@msn.com
Contact: Dave Tickle (Webmaster)
E-Mail: webmaster@cosgpaa.org
Meetings: Held on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Las Palmitas Restaurant, 6805 Corporate Dr., Colorado Springs, CO.
Anyone is welcome to attend one of our meetings, you do not have to be a member of the GPAA or our chapter.

Durango Chapter of the GPAA
Contact: Wayne Peterson (Colorado State Director)
Clyde Smith (President)
Email: nuggetbrain1@msn.com
Please E-Mail questions or comments to: DSledzinski@yahoo.com or DurangoDiggers@yahoo.com
Meets 2nd Wednesday Monthly. 6:30 PM at the VFW in Durango

Gold Prospectors of Colorado (G.P.O.C.)
PO Box 1593
Colorado Springs, CO 80901 USA
Contact: Ben Higley (President)
E-Mail: president@gpoc.com
Contact: Stacey Smith (Webmaster)
E-Mail: webmaster@gpoc.com
Meetings: Held on the 2nd Wednesday of every Month, located @ Elks Lodge, 3400 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO.
A non-profit educational club dedicated to the art and science of gold prospecting. Our club is in Colorado, but is open to anyone from anywhere. We even have a member in South Korea! GPOC has claims in the gold bearing placer areas of Fairplay, Como, and Breckenridge. We also have metal detecting pages on the site. Host annual Gold Panning Championships. Grab a large cup of coffee and pay us a visit.

Gold Prospectors of the Rockies (GPR)
PO Box 621988
Littleton, CO 80162-1988 USA
7080 So. Columbine Way
Aaron Ingalls (President)
For information: Call 1-303-463-1740 or
email: ghawley1@juno.com
We meet the 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm to 9 pm, at the Lloyd G. Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow Street, Lakewood, CO.
The Gold Prospectors of the Rockies was founded in Denver, Colorado, in 1995. The general purpose of this non-profit, family-oriented club is "the advancement of gold prospecting."

Pic-N-Pan Prospepecting Club
17700 S Golden Road Ste. 106
Golden, CO 80401 USA
Ph: 1-303-277-1578 or 1-303-582-5041
E-Mail: grubstaker@msn.com
We provide our members with prime locations in their search for gold and mineral specimens. Many of our claims are accessible to motor homes allowing for a unique Colorado Gold Mining Adventure.

Rocky Mountain Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Club
278 Sierra Vista Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Contact: Rick Mattingly
Ph: 1-970-613-8968
E-Mail: <mailto:rickmatt@q.com>rickmatt@q.com
Meetings: held on first Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm at the Pulliam Building downtown Loveland, Colorado.
RMPTH is an independent nonprofit hobbyist club, open to anyone interested in prospecting, detecting for coins, relics and gold, bottle hunting or treasure hunting. The purpose of the club is to provide an educational and social forum of mutual benefit to members.

Western Colorado Chapter GPAA
Olathe, Co. USA
Jay Castle (President)
Contact Webmaster: art@wescogpaa.org
Meets 3rd thurs. monthly @ 7:00 pm at the Community Center, 115 W. Main, Street, Olathe, CO.
At these meetings, we conduct club business, have speakers relating to gold prospecting and other outdoor activities, have demonstrations of prospecting equipment - both manufactured and home-made, and have door prizes. Come join the fun and catch Gold Fever!
GPAA membership is NOT required to be a club member.



Connecticut

Nutmeg Prospectors
A Connecticut chapter of the GPAA
Contact: Steve Kreuser (President)
Ph: 1-860-546-9978
Contact: Shelia Ramo (Secretary/Treasurer)
Ph: 1-860-779-7244
The club has no meetings scheduled until the spring. Our meetings will resume the second Saturday of April @ the Killingly Public Library, 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT.
Do you have an interest in prospecting, treasure hunting or rock hounding? Our goal is to create an environment that is fun for family members of all ages. There are no dues to become a member. The only requirement is too have fun!



Florida
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Orlando Florida Chapter of the GPAA
Contact: Jim Green (President)
E-Mail: jgreen127@cfl.rr.com
Contact: Bob Gaebler (Outing Director/Webmaster)
E-Mail: RJGaebler@cs.com
Meetings: Held at 9:00 am, the 2nd Saturday of each Month @ Warren Park, 3406 Warren Park Rd., Orlando, FL.
We discuss prospecting in general and members talk about their trips to the GPAA properties and show off the gold they found. We have several members that travel extensively during the summer months, and it's always a great meeting when one returns with news of their trip, and bring some of the gold they found.



Georgia

Georgia Gold Prospector's Association, The (GGPA)
4934 Picky's Hollow
Acworth, GA 30102 USA
Ph: 1-770-573-0153
E-Mail: ggpa@nuggethunters.com
Founded in 1998 by several of the local Georgia members. The purpose for the organization was to provide the Gold prospectors both locally and from out of state a safe and secure environment in which to prospect for gold, relic and metal detect and camp on gated and posted private properties leased by the organization.

Weekend Gold Miners Prospecting, Inc.
PO Box 910
Dahlonega, GA 30533 USA
Contact: Selina Vasek (President)
E-Mail: s.vasek@comcast.net
Feel free to email your questions or comments:
webmaster@weekendgoldminers.com
Our organization is a family-oriented, non-profit corporation that gives you a place to relax, prospect for gold, visit with other prospectors and most of all, have a good time in the outdoors. On each of the properties leased by the club, members and their families are encouraged to pursue one of many exciting hobbies. Each of the properties are very rich in gold, gemstones, artifacts and the beautiful outdoors.

G.P.A.A. of Augusta
Augusta Chapter, (Augusta, GA)
Contact: Donnie Dunagan
Ph: 1-706-364-6595
E-Mail: ddunagan@knology.net
Meets 1st Tuesday monthly 7:00 pm.

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