Gold Prospecting Clubs - State Directory

Joining a gold prospecting club is a great way to learn how to find gold as well as meet fellow gold prospectors in your area. This directory includes clubs and associations that are focused on mining that elusive yellow metal...GOLD! If you know of a club that should be included here, please shoot us an email and we would be more than happy to add it to the list.


GPAA Northern Alabama Chapter Contact: Bill Lambeth (334)864-8197 Buddybo1y@yahoo.com


Alaska Miners Association 121 W. Fireweed Ln. Suite 120 Anchorage, AK 99503 (907)563-9229 www.alaskaminers.org

GPAA Anchorage Chapter President – Tom Ireland (907)317-9872 www.alaskagolddiggers.org

GPAA Fairbanks Chapter Contact: Craig Smith (907)456-1994 interioralaskagpaa@gmail.com

GPAA Kenai Chapter President – Joe Demaree (907)283-7808

Alaska Treasure Seekers Society 4311 N Dartmoor St. Wasilla, AK 99654 President – Mike Gibson (907)376-1176 www.alaskatreasureseekers.com


Arizona Association of Gold Prospectors Based in Phoenix, Arizona (623)934-6882 www.arizonagoldprospectors.org

Desert Gold Diggers Based in Tucson, Arizona www.desert-gold-diggers.org

Gold Prospectors Association of Phoenix (480)368-2664 www.gpapclub.com

Gold Prospectors Association of Tucson www.gpatucson.org

Huachuca Prospectors Association Based in Sierra Vista, AZ (520)378-3294

Havasu Gold Seekers Based in Lake Havasu City, AZ President – Bill Carlson (928)727-2642 www.havasugoldseekers.com

Mohave Prospectors Association PO BOX 6446, Kingman, AZ 86402 www.mohaveprospectors.org

RoadRunner Prospectors Club 2744 W. Osborn Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85017 (602)274-2521 www.roadrunnergold.com

Superstition Mountain Treasure Hunters 2204 West Apache Trail, Apache Junction, AZ 85217 (480)983-7584 www.smth-gold.com

GPAA Colorado River Chapter Contact: Angel Lund (760)627-4027 crgpaa@yahoo.com

GPAA Prescott Valley Chapter Contact: Bobby Shearon (928)775-2506 pvprospectors@gmail.com

GPAA White Mountain Chapter Based in Lakeside, AZ Contact: Ron Ream (928)242-2310 shologpaa@gmail.com


GPAA Ozarks Chapter Based in Fayetteville, AR Contact: Tony Barnhill (479)871-1287 www.gpaachapteroftheozarks.org


The New 49ers Based in Happy Camp, CA www.goldgold.com

Coarsegold Gold Prospectors Based in Coarsegold, CA Contact: (559)642-6173 www.coarsegoldprospectors.com

Mother Lode Goldhounds Based in Forest Hill, CA (530)367-2891 www.goldhounds.com

Prospectors Club of Southern California Membership Chairman: Ron Wray (562)633-8681 www.prospectorsclub.org

Orange County 49ers Based in Orange, CA www.oc49ers.com

GPAA Bakersfield, California Golden Valley Prospectors Contact: Adolph Lostaunau (661)586-5395 www.goldenvalleyprospectors.org

GPAA Brea, California Route 66 Gold Miners Contact: Max Maxilom (626)488-9310 www.route66goldminers.org

GPAA Chico Chapter Contact: Mark Thompson (530)520-5134

East Bay GPAA Based in Concord, CA Contact: Brian Ramos (925)603-3271 www.eastbaygpaa.webs.com

Central Valley Prospectors Based in Fresno, California Contact: Nancy Roberts (559)681-5144 www.cvprospectors.org

GPAA Hemet, CA Chapter Contact: Arnold Shields (951)544-0145 Ajshields48@yahoo.com

Inland Empire Prospectors GPAA Rialto, CA Chapter Contact: Dale Wahlfeldt (909)437-2765 www.ieprospectors.com

GPAA Mariposa Chapter Contact: Jon Youngblood (209)742-4907 Jhonjungblut@gmail.com

Central Coast Gold Prospectors Based in San Miguel, CA Contact: David Fauset (805)610-5223 ccgpprez@yahoo.com

Nor-Cal Gold Prospectors Based in Bella Vista, CA Contact: J.R. Brandvold (530)356-9389 ernestbrandvold@yahoo.com

River City Prospectors Sacramento Chapter GPAA Contact: Jim Hutchings (530)367-5108 Jhutchings22@hotmail.com

San Diego Treasure Seekers Contact: Chester Nowicki (760)747-1165 www.treasureseekersofsandiego.org

GPAA San Jose Chapter Contact: Mike Phillips (408)595-9121 kitfoxchumash@yahoo.com

Delta Gold Diggers Contact: Robert Guardiola (209)606-0085 www.deltagolddiggers.com


Gold Prospectors of the Rockies Based in Lakewood, CO Contact: James Long (303)452-6087 www.lornet.com/prospector/index.html

GPAA Colorado Springs Chapter Ron Woods (719)597-6104 www.cosgpaa.org

High Plains Prospectors Based in Denver, CO www.denvergpaa.org

GPAA Durango Chapter Contact: Toby Walker (970)946-1774 ybotreklaw@yahoo.com

The Foothills Prospectors GPAA Golden, Colorado Chapter President: Joe Johnston (303)696-6950 www.foothillsprospectors.com

Grand Junction Gold Prospectors Grand Junction, Colorado GPAA Chapter www.gjgpaa.org

Western Slope GPAA Chapter Based in Olathe, CO Contact: Marlin Littlefield (970)399-7557 www.wcgpaa.org


Nutmeg Prospectors Based in Danielson, Connecticut www.nutmegprospectors.org


GPAA Suwannee Chapter Contact: Gerda Godwin (386)496-1280 Based in Branford, FL samgodwin@windstream.net

GPAA Orlando Chapter Contact: Thomas Davis (407)625-6926 www.orlandogpaa.org


Weekend Gold Miners Based in Dahlonega, Georgia www.weekendgoldminers.com

Southern Gold Miners Association Based in Buchanan, Georgia Contact: Alan McCary (770)927-7787 www.sgma.webs.com

GPAA Augusta Chapter Contact: Charles Lott (706)631-7753 Charleslott77@yahoo.com


GPAA Iowa Chapter Contact: Jerry Rhan (641)485-4716 www.iagpaa.com


GPAA Idaho Chapters Nampa, Snake River, and Carabou Chapters www.idahogpaa.com

Idaho Gold Prospectors Association President: Brenda Pisca (208)906-4836 www.idahogoldprospectors.org


Northeast Illinois Chapter Based in Alsip, IL Contact: Chris Stuewe (708)473-4690

Central Illinois Prospectors Jacksonville GPAA Chapter Contact: Edward Long (217)245-1465 prospectors@gmail.com

Rock Island GPAA Chapter Contact: Benjamin Nicholson (309)368-9741 benpah@gmail.com


Southern Indiana Gold Prospectors Based in Brown County www.southernindianagold.com

GPAA Greensburg Chapter Contact: Jim McIntyre (812)614-3477 Mr2dmducks@yahoo.com

GPAA Gatesville Chapter Contact: Edward Romine (812)736-1375 e.romine@frontier.com


GPAA Kansas Chapter Based in Wichita, KS www.wichitagpaa.org


GPAA Central Louisiana Chapter Contact: Thomas Coughlin (318)259-4453 caughlin36@bellsouth.net


GPAA Massachusetts Chapter Contact: Timothy English (413)695-0809 www.goldprospectorsofwmass.org


GPAA Maryland Chapter Based in Frederick, Maryland Contact: Jody Francisco (jodylaurafrancisco@yahoo.com)


GPAA Maine Chapter Contact: Phillip Moulton (207)660-7563 www.mainegoldprospectors.com


Michigan GPAA Chapter Based in Cadillac, MI Contact: Bob Bednarick (231)920-9439 www.michgpaa.com


Big Lake Chapter Based in Waseca, MN Contact: John Wilkus (507)835-2761 www.minnesotagoldprospectors.org

Twin Cities Prospectors Based in Stillwater, MN Contact: Robin Stiller (651)592-4061


St. Joseph Chapter GPAA Contact: Melvin Atlis (816)628-5493 www.ponyexpressprospectors.org

St. Louis Chapter GPAA Contact: Jim Wilson (618)974-9857 www.gatewaygold.org

Show Me Gold Prospectors Based in Smithville, MO www.showmegold.org


GPAA South Mississippi Chapter Based in Biloxi, MS www.smc-gpaa.com


Northwest Montana Gold Prospectors President: Dale Evans (406)291-5610 www.nwmtgoldprospectors.com

GPAA Headwaters Chapter Based in Harrison, Montana www.headwatersgpaa.com

South Central Montana Prospectors Based in Billings, MT www.yellowstoneprospectors.homestead.com

Central Montana Prospectors Based in Great Falls, MT www.centralmontanaprospectors.org

GPAA Blackfoot River Chapter Based in Lincoln, MT Contact Bob Rosteck (406)453-9050


New Jersey Gold and Treasure Hunters Based in Clark, NJ www.gpaanjchapter.org


Gold Prospectors Association of New Mexico Based in Albuquerque, NM www.gpanm.org

New Mexico Gold Prospectors Based in Alamogordo, NM Contact Albert Sims (575)545-4641 butch@camacs.com

GPAA Demings NM Chapter Contact: Russ Schumacher (575)545-4641

New Mexico Gold Miners Association 3900 Delamar Albuquerque, NM 87110


Comstock Gold Prospectors Based in Reno, NV www.cgpgold.org

GPAA Las Vegas Chapter Contact: Deanna Costen (702)452-1049 www.lvgpaa.com

Northern Nevada GPAA Based in Reno, NV www.gpaaofnorthernnevada.ning.com

Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada President: Ian Thaler (ithaler@goldsearcher.com) www.goldsearcher.com

Nye County Gold Seekers President: “Griz” Burker (775)513-8089 www.nyegoldseekers.webs.com


WNY Gold Prospectors Based in Western New York www.wnygoldprospectors.com

GPAA New York Chapter Contact: Danny Miller (607)524-8401 Goldfanatic56@gmail.com


Gold Prospectors of North Carolina www.goldprospectorsofthecarolinas.webs.com

Triad Gold Prospectors GPAA Greensboro Chapter, Contact Robert Way eurekagoldpan@yahoo.com

GPAA Matthews NC Chapter Contact: Glenn Coleman (704)299-2808 Glenncoleman43@gmail.com


North Dakota Prospectors Association Based in Bismarck, ND www.ndgpa.org


Ohio State Prospectors Association ospa@ospagold.com www.ospagold.com

Buckeye Chapter GPAA Based in Belleville, OH www.buckeyegold.com

Southern Ohio Tri-State Chapter Based in Lucasville, OH Contact Harold Walters (740)687-1184


GPAA Oklahoma Chapter Contact Mike Pung (405)650-0542 www.goldprospectorsokc.com


Eastern Oregon Mining Association Based in Baker City, OR www.h2oaccess.com

Waldo Mining District Based in Southwest Oregon President: Tom Kitchar (mythicalmining@cavenet.com) www.waldominingdistrict.com

North Bend Prospectors President: Bob Baldwin (541)269-7370 www.nbprospectors.com

Mid-Valley Prospectors Based in Brownsville, OR Contact: Wendy Houtz (541)990-6214

GPAA Klamath Falls Chapter Contact: James Simington (541)851-0374

Portland Gold Prospectors www.portlandgoldprospectors.org

Douglas County Prospectors Based in Roseburg, OR Contact Walt Evans (541)459-3489 www.dcpagold.org


GPAA Mason Dixon Chapter Based in New Oxford, PA Contact: Gale Livelsberger (717)817-7569

GPAA Bald Eagle Chapter Based in Port Matilda, PA Contact Robert Seager (717)935-5384 www.pa-gold.com

GPAA Delaware Valley Chapter Based in Bethlehem, PA www.dvgpaa.com

GPAA Allegheny Chapter www.goldinpa.com


Oconee Prospectors Based in Liberty, SC Contact Dan Crawford (864)843-6729 Djcrawford1960@att.net

Simpsonville, SC GPAA Chapter Contact: Wayne Schook (864)963-0821 cmschook@yahoo.com


GPAA Coker Creek Chapter Based in Turtletown, TN www.cokercreekgpaa.com

Sugartree Prospectors Based in Sugartree, TN www.sugartreeprospectors.org


GPAA El Paso Chapter www.goldprospectorsofelpaso.com

GPAA North Central TX Chapter Based in Granbury, TX Contact: John Hammons (817)905-2417 Gpaa77@yahoo.com

Northeast Prospectors Based in Greenville, TX Contact Don Brisendine (903)725-7960

GPAA Round Rock Chapter Based in Austin, TX www.roundrockgpaa.net

GPAA Wichita Falls Chapter Based in Wichita Falls, TX www.wfgpaa.com


Utah Gold Prospectors Club President: Phil Yadanza (801)965-1662 www.ugpc.org

Northern Utah Prospectors Association Based in Ogden, Utah www.nupainc.org


GPAA Virginia Chapter Based in Hillsville, VA Contact Bill Humble (276)251-2198 Sw.va.gpaachapter@gmail.com

Central Virginia Gold Prospectors President: Jack Wyatt (jackgold61@yahoo.com) www.cvgp.net


Bedrock Prospectors Club President: Richard Holcomb (253)359-5890 www.bedrockprospectors.org

GPAA Everett Chapter Based in Everett, WA www.everett-gpaa.org

Western Washington Prospectors Based in Port Orchard, WA www.wwgpaa.org


Wisconsin Prospectors www.wisconsinprospectors.com

Greenbush Chapter GPAA Based in Plymouth, WI www.wisgold.org

Wausau Prospectors Based in Stevens Point, WI www.wausauprospectors.com


Central West Virginia GPAA Chapter Based in Craigsville, WV Contact: John Pickens (304)265-0565

GPAA Mountaineer Chapter Based in New Haven, WV Contact: Jeff Jeffers (304)275-0832

West Virginia Gold Seekers Based in Nitro, WV www.westvirginiagoldseekers.webs.com

West Virginia Gold Nuggets Based in Smithville, WV Contact: Bob Whitcomb (304)477-3927


GPAA Casper Wyoming Chapter www.caspergpaa.org

GPAA Cheyenne Wyoming Chapter Contact Kenneth Siders (307)514-0033

GPAA Northeast Wyoming Chapter Based in Gillette, WY Contact: Bill Kocher (307)682-7055

Big Horn GPAA Chapter Based in Story, WY Contact: Ed Kline (307)683-2821