• Prospect Yosemite's Gold Panning Tours just outside Yosemite National park.

    come get your piece of golden treasure from the beautiful surrounding mountains of Yosemite National Park.

    About Us

    Can You Dig It?

    Learn a valuable skill, discover a new hobby to share with family and friends. We'll teach you how to find your own treasures. Learn how gold is deposited into rivers along with some local geology and how to read the landscape to find where gold is more likely to be concentrated. join us for a guided gold panning tour on the Merced River. fun for team building or just a family fun activity outdoors. 

    Outdoor Adventures

    California Gold panning and prospecting lessons in the most beautiful mountains surrounding Yosemite National Park. join us for a fun family day activity. wether you just want nature hike or a nature hike . Bring the family for a fun outdoor adventure. Wether its just a scenic nature walk, basic gold panning on the rivers edge, or a family day out on the river digging up gold from the river banks. Gold is never guaranteed but with us we don't just point and tell you to dig, you'll walk away with the confidence to go out and do it on your own. You will learn how gold is deposited into rivers, and stream, how it travels down stream and why gold gets concentrated in certain areas. Learn how to use the common equipment for small scale hobby prospecting and mining. Have fun Gold panning in Mariposa California.

    Fun for Everyone

    Great for singles, couples, families and groups. All tools and equipment needed are provided during the tour. come dressed for the wether and shoes that you don't mind getting wet. if you don't see what you like but have an idea of what kind of day you want to have. Give us a call let us know your need's we'll cater to anything for all ages. (209) 347-6265 


    In your experience with Prospect Yosemite all the gold you find during the tour is your's to keep. However as a friendly reminder i cannot guarantee each person gold but each customer to date has walked away with their own gold. see trip advisor for our happy customer reviews..



    •  A 1 hour tour Learning how to read a river, how gold is deposited into a river and how to process your gold bearing material using a gold pan. $40.00


    prospecting gold tours near yosemite national park

    A 2 hour excursion on a hunt for the ''Elusive Motherload Gold" Learn to read a river. The ins and outs of a sluice box, and how to process your concentrated material that has collected in the sluice box using a gold pan. (young child friendly small scale equipment) $60.00



    4 hour nature walk/prospecting trip down the wild and scenic Merced River to the north fork creek flowing into the river, about 2.5 miles. Learn how gold is deposited into the rivers and creek and  some local geology, don't forget your cameras the wild flowers are amazing in the spring. Capture the beautiful California poppy covered mountain sides, once we arrive at the north fork we will prospect gold and enjoy the river and creek for an hour before a 2.5 mile walk back. If it all pans out you'll take your very own California gold home with you.   $125.00

    waiver/release of liability form

    Click on a file to download.

    Contact Us

    Drop us a line!

    We love our customers, so feel free to call or email anytime of day or night for a reservation. or just click on the BOOK NOW button!!!..


    Mariposa CA, 95338, P.O box 1844




    By Appointment


    By Appointment


    By Appointment


    By Appointment


    By Appointment


    By Appointment


    By Appointment

    Please Subscribe

    Sign up to hear from us about specials, sales, and events.