Gold Prospecting in Richland County

There's real treasure to be discovered in Richland County and locals have several exciting opportunities to uncover it. 

Enjoy as our host, Jami Kinton-Sluss, takes you to a local gold claim, teaches you how to pan and shows you how gold prospecting is still very much alive and well in Richland County!

The Buckeye Chapter of the GPAA (Gold Prospectors Association of America) invites the public to join them every second Saturday of the month, April through October, to pan for gold at an actual gold claim located along the Clear Fork River, between Bellville and Butler! Gold Rush Days will also take place there Sept. 4 and 5.


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