Welcome to the Largest Gold Prospecting Organization in the World!

Gold Prospectors Association of America

In Nevada there are: 1,350 GPAA Members | 2 GPAA Chapters | 18 GPAA Claims


Congratulations! You have found the world’s largest prospecting organization, the Gold Prospectors Association of America. Since 1968, the GPAA has been providing its members with all the tools needed to find gold.


Register for a FREE Online Account

Become part of the largest gold prospecting network:

  • Connect with our online community to find gold in your area.
  • Interact with new and experienced gold prospectors by commenting and asking questions.
  • See what’s new in our forum and learn tips and tricks from seasoned miners.
  • Check out GPAA and member photos and post your own gold, mineral or treasure findings!


Claim Your Membership Now!

Watch the extended Mining Guide video!

Available only to members, the GPAA Mining Guide contains information on locations in counties and regions all over the country  to go gold panning, sluicing, dredging, high banking, metal detecting, gem hunting, treasure hunting, and is yours when you become a member. The Mining Guide also includes valuable prospecting history, locations of former mines and much more. Sign up today and receive your copy!  

To learn more about our Annual (1, 2, or 3 year), Lifetime, and Lost Dutchman's Mining Association (LDMA) memberships, click here.

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