6 of the Best Places to Find Gold In Utah
Finding gold is still possible in Utah if you want to do it like the old prospector standing with his pan in the river looking for gold flakes. Here are the best places to look for gold in Utah according to the site Gold Rush Nuggets.
There are many ancient mines that date back to when the Spanish walked the west. Finding a stream or river that runs from mountains that have produced gold mines in the past is a good place to start.
Some of the smaller streams that run near the Bingham mine have small bits of gold running in them.
There are a couple small streams in this area in particular. Johnson Creek and Recapture Creek are good places to start.
Gold has been found in the Colorado but in very fine flakes. This will take patience and probably something more than a pan to recover it.
Especially on the end closer to Flaming Gorge Reservoir. This river has produced gold in the past.
These mountains have produced treasure before. Once again, look for streams that are down from former gold mines. Mount Ellen and Mount Pennell had some of these locations.
San Juan River:
The gold dust in this river is very fine like the Colorado.
Now you know where the best places are to find gold in Utah. Grab your pan, grow some facial hair, and get in the water already. It is well past time for another gold rush to started here in the beehive state.
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