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Gold mining in Alaska: Home

A guide to Alaska gold panning and placer mining resources.


The links below are active, but will only work from the State of Alaska network.

These are books about the history of gold in Alaska and the California goldrush.

About this page

Welcome to our page of Alaska gold panning resources. If you have a question that isn't answered here, please contact the Public Information Office at the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.

For questions on the location of public lands allowing gold panning , contact the Alaska Division of the Bureau of Land Management.

Links to these two agencies are below.