Open May – September
All Day Guided Gold Panning Tour
For an affordable $40 per person, enjoy an ALL-DAY ADVENTURE into the Mokelumne River Canyon. We take you into the beautiful remote Mokelumne Canyon, once mined by the 49ers and still being mined today. See our Placer Gold Mine Operation, our Wildlife and Mining Artifacts Museums, the ruins of the past, pan for gold, collect rocks, fish, hike and enjoy river swimming in nature's most beautiful swimming hole.
Enjoy lunch in our Trading Post or bring a picnic lunch. Great for school field trips, birthday parties, company outings, or just a day on the river with your family. Please note, no pets allowed.
Tours go Sunday – Friday check in time 10:00 a.m. you return to your car at 4:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Cookout
Our Saturday Night Cookout Dinner is a five hour trip into the canyon, leaving at 5:00 P.M. and returning at 10:00 p.m. After the guide shows you the Museum, Camp and our Placer Gold mine operation, he will show you how to pan for gold (You keep the nuggets!). Please note, no pets allowed.
The dinner is a hearty New York Steak BBQ. Just wait until you taste the awesome fried bread! Cost is $50.00 per person