Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where are your claims located?
A: The GPAA Online Mining Guide contains all properties accessible for GPAA Members. While exact GPS Coordinates are blocked for non-members, you can still search by State and County to get an idea of where GPAA Properties are located (and how many are near you). https://www.goldprospectors.org/Properties/MemberActivity - *Note: LDMA properties are not included in the GPAA Online Mining Guide at this time. LDMA Property information is sent to LDMA members as part of their welcome kit.
Q: Is GPAA Membership a family membership?
A: Yes! GPAA Members are welcome to bring their significant other and children under 18 with them to GPAA properties.
Q: Is there a discount for Active Military and Veterans?
A: Yes! We currently offer a 25% discount on annual GPAA memberships to Active Military, Veterans and First Responders. Validation is required in order to generate your unique discount code: https://gpaastore.com/pages/military-discount
Q: Is there a number I can call to speak with someone about membership?
A: Yes! GPAA Membership Services Representatives are available Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pacific Time - 1-800-551-9707
Q: What payment methods do you accept?
A: At GPAASTORE.COM we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, ApplePay, AmazonPay, GooglePay and Diners Club. At Goldprospectors.org we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
Q: What's the difference between the Gold Prospectors Association of America and the Lost Dutchman's Mining Association?
A: GPAA member benefits include: GPAA Claims/Lease access, Keep all the gold you find, Gold Prospectors Magazine and Pick & Shovel Gazette subscriptions, Access to online tools i.e. Online Mining Guide and GPAA Forum. LDMA member benefits include everything listed under GPAA, plus: Access to LDMA private gold-bearing campgrounds where you can park your RV or tent for up to six months per year per camp, access to private LDMA claims, product discounts, and more.
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