Cedar Creek Gold Rush

The Cedar Creek Mining District is located in Mineral County, Montana on the east slope of the Bitterroot Mountains, southwest of what is now the town of Superior. The district encompasses Cedar, Quartz and Trout Creeks and their tributaries, which originate near the crest of the northwestward extension of the Bitterroot Range. The creeks flow northeastward to the Clark Fork River. Mineral County is bound by Missoula and Sanders counties and shares a border with the State of Idaho.

Mineral County

Panning For Gold In Alaska

Alaska is truly one of the world’s most beautiful places. Many of those who visit today are drawn by the beauty of nature and abundance of outdoor activities available. In the late 1800s floods of people were drawn to Alaska for another reason; gold. Many new settlements were established as a result. Many of these settlements, Fairbanks, Juneau and Nome, still exist today.

Gold Panning RV Vacation Ideas

Ever considered looking for gold on your next RV camping vacation? All across America, there are places for greenhorns to pan for gold nuggets. Panning for gold is relatively inexpensive, and who knows, you might just come home with the motherlode! If doing a little prospecting on your next vacation sounds good, use the ideas below to start planning your next RV camping vacation.

Southeast US Gold Panning RV Vacation Ideas

10 Great Places To Pan For Gold

When thinking about great locations to take a vacation, places to pan for gold rarely come to mind.  Great vacation spots always seem to be associated with the Caribbean Cruise, long sandy beaches, and Disneyland, do they not? Okay, I admit, the aforementioned places are really great for having family fun and relaxation. But what you may not realize is that one of the most truly exciting hobbies in the world is the age old search for gold!

California Gold Rush

The California gold rush holds a special place in history as being responsible for the some of the most widespread migration from across the country.

The Industrial Revolution that sprouted in the northeast and moved outward, tales of revolution and martyrdom in the South. However, it is to the west that we find one the most colorful and truly American sagas of sacrifice and adventure.