Recreational Gold Panning
Gold panning is allowed during park hours on the east side of the river across Mount Murphy Bridge. Hands and Pans only! No other mining equipment is allowed to protect historic resources in the park. Park visitors will need to provide their own pan from home, or pans can purchased in the Gold Rush Mercantile in the museum building.
Gold Panning lessons are offered at the park through the Eureka Experience at Bekearts Gun Shop across from Museum. Click on Eureka Experience link for details.