DISCOVER GOLD - TAKE A GOLD TREK
GOLD IN NORTH CAROLINA - GOLD MAPS FOR GOLD PANNING, METAL DETECTING AND PROSPECTING WITH OVER 400 GOLD SITES. GOLD MAPS ARE GREAT FOR GOLD PANNERS, GOLD METAL DETECTING, GOLD PROSPECTORS, ROCK HOUNDS, CAMPERS, HIKERS, AND GEOLOGIST. THE LOCATION AND MINERAL OCCURRENCE OF GOLD FOR THESE SITES CAME FROM EXTENSIVE RESEARCH OF THE NORTH CAROLINA DATA FILES FROM THE U.S.G.S. DOCUMENTS. (MRDS FILES) GOLD MAPS INCLUDE GPS DATA AND WERE PREPARED IN THE AREAS OF NORTH CAROLINA IN WHICH THE MOST OCCURRENCE OF GOLD HAS BEEN FOUND AND ARE LISTED BELOW.
There is still gold in the creeks and streams in North Carolina. . The best chance to find Gold in these creeks and streams, placer deposits, and near old mines and prospects, is to know where the occurrence of gold has been found. Before you dig or pan for Gold you will need a map to show you where to look. These Gold Maps provide you with past gold mines, placers and prospect sites. The venture will be interesting and challenging. When you do make a Gold find it will be very exciting. In the past, it was not uncommon for one to find 1 to 6 ounce nuggets in the streams and placers. Those days may be gone, but with some luck and a lot of determination you may find some gold or even a gold nugget.
A portion of the Gold map from the Charlotte Vicinty Gold maps is shown below.
The gold sites are noted and shown with a numerical number next to each site. These gold sites represent where gold has been found in the past. The number is referenced to a north latitude and west longitude point. These are GPS points that you can use to find the gold sites in the field. The gold sites are shown adjacent to access roads and streams. The sites are plotted on a USGS topographic map which shows the contours of the land. A 'P' next to the record number shows were placer gold deposits have been found. The Reed gold mine is noted on this map. A 17 pound nugget was found in the little meadow creek in 1799 and ushered in the gold rush of the early 1800's in the CarolinasRecreational Gold panning is allowed within the National Forest.
The cross hatched areas shows the gold maps that are for sale in the state of North Carolina.
The gold vicinity maps, as shown in the index above, provides a table of the number of official recorded gold sites found in the gold maps and shows the towns and cities located in the gold map.
|BAKER CITY VICINITY Gold maps - 1185 GOLD SITES (includes 227 Placer gold deposits)||Towns in the vicinity - Seneca, Enterprise, Joseph, Dayville, Bates, Sumpter, Brogan, John Day, Ontario, Halfway, Canyon City, Baker City.||Umatila, Malheur and Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Ghost Towns / Miners Camps and Historical towns - 21|