Is there still gold to be found in Grand Junction and the surrounding area? If you are serious about looking for gold and other precious metals, you should join the Western Colorado Chapter Of Gold Prospectors Association Of America. Maybe this will get you started in learning about prospecting. The claims that are used by the club belong to the members of the club and are not listed in the GPAA claims guide these are private claims.

There are several ways to look for gold you can pan for gold in a river, you can dry wash, and you can use your metal detector. Experts say that if you find a quartz vein that is a good indicator that gold may be nearby.

Now if you become a member of the Gold Prospectors Association of America, you will gain access to claims in the area with GPS coordinates. There are several active sites in Montrose, and Mesa Colorado.

Check out some of these helpful articles and start a new fun recreational activity and who knows maybe you will find some gold.