Idaho Gold Panning Links

Custer County Idaho Gold
Custer County was so named for the gold mine that resides in the county. Custer County is named after the General Custer Mine that was discovered as early as 1876. The County is the third largest in the state of Idaho. Over 350,000 ounces of gold have came from the area.Loon Creek DistrictOne of the [...]
Blaine County Idaho Gold
Soon after gold was discovered in the Boise Basin, prospectors found gold in Blaine County as well, around 1862-1864. By 1880 the Blaine County mining boom was in full motion, and transformed a mainly farming county into one of Idaho’s major mining counties. The first mining camps soon grew into large towns. Towns like Bellevue [...]
Gem County Idaho Gold
Today Emmett Idaho is surrounded by farms of produce and orchards of fruit tree’s. Today’s fruit packing industry got it’s start by supplying goods to miners in Gem County. Historic numbers show that roughly 20,000 ounces of gold came from Gem County mainly from the Westview District.
Gold was discovered in Gem County in the 1860’s [...]
Boise County Idaho Gold
Pioneerville was also known as Pioneer City and Hogem. A mining town that was here and gone in handful of time. Pioneerville is located north of Boise off of Highway 21 near Grimes Pass, and still has a few standing buildings. The miners had to endure ore shortages and frequent raids by Indian warriors which [...]

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