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Gold-Panning in Summit County, CO

History comes alive - plus the dream of "striking it rich" - with gold panning on your Summit County vacation! Gold is what first brought adventurers & fortune hunters out west & it can still be found in places near Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco & Keystone. You might find a gold nugget, but you'll definitely have a fabulous time with this fun activity that's perfect for all ages.
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
On the longest walking tour in the State, visitors walk over 1,000 feet into the mountain and see tunnels, gold veins, historic machinery and tools. Walk into a stope and experience what it was like to mine by candlelight. Still an active mine, visitors can see a modern prospecting operation that includes dredges, sluice boxes, classifiers and shaker tables. Instead of gold panning, visitors "mine" an ore specime... Read More
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Venture 1,000 feet under a mountain! Explore the original workings of the Country Boy Mine as you feel, hear, and smell what it was like to be a Colorado Miner over 100 years ago. To complete the mining scene, gentle & friendly donkeys roam around this authentic mining site.Find & keep your riches as you gold pan in Eureka Creek and shoot the ore chute. Gold Rush Experience: Peer int... Read More
Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-5000
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229