Welcome to the Ultimate Treasure Hunt

Get the knowledge you need, the tools to get started, and gold-bearing properties to access...
Get access to
The largest collection of member-exclusive mining claims in the country

Plan your next prospecting trip by searching through more than 200 places to go, making up more than 90,000 gold-bearing acres.

Your membership gives you and your family access to all listed properties, and you keep all the gold you find.

You will also get access to the GPAA Online Mining Guide, filled with member reviews and tips & tricks to get you on the gold.

Choose Your Membership Bundle

Your membership will be activated within one business day after sign up with immediate access to the Online Property Guide.

All membership bundles include access to mining claims and leases for you, your spouse, and your kids under 18. Keep all the gold you find!

The difference in the bundles is the equipment included with your initial membership kit.

All Membership Bundles Include Access to Past and current issues of
Gold Prospectors magazine

The premiere magazine for gold, gem & treasure hunters alike. Each issue is packed full of prospecting and mining stories, tips & tricks from the pros, equipment demos and reviews, and so much more. Sign up today and get access to more than 33 back issues with new ones dropping every 2 months.

GPAA Claims Directory

There are more than 200 properties available for GPAA members to prospect for gold. If you're wondering if there is a claim or lease near you, submit the form below and we'll send you the current claim directory.

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What Members Are Finding


Gold Pickers on Placer Pete

Placer Pete Claim
San Bernardino, CA

Basin Gold!

Bahde Claims
Mohave, AZ

Gold Everywhere

Greyback Group
Sierra, NM

Gold Gold Gold

Buchanan Lease
Buchanan, GA

Beautiful Claim

Nancy's Gold
Placer, CA

Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Becca L. (Madera, US)
Fast Delivery

I was surprised at how quickly the GPAA sent my membership cards and panning goodies! Looking forward to putting it all to use.

Dominic C. (Anaheim, US)
So awesome

Where can you be part of a group and have access to all the claims for so cheap plus ask all the questions you want, plus meetups, guidelines to help you find gold... I got all my questions answered and found gold at my first meet up... if I didn't run out of water I would have found a lot lot more and everyone apart of the group is super helpful and extremely friendly. So happy.

Thomas S. (Kalispell, US)

Love the opportunity to enjoy my retirement doing what I've missed working 60 to 70 hours a week for 32 years, 4.3 million miles driving in all 48 states of America.

Kenneth W. (Redding, US)
Several renewals

I am very happy with GPAA. I have been renewing my membership for 4 years now. My wife and myself have enjoyed going to several claims from Arizona to Alaska. We thank you for many adventures and look forward to many more to come.

Jon B.
Got some gold

After joining the GPAA ,I went into the vulture bait area in the San domingo wash and found my first nugget with a detector. Thanks guys!

More Than 55 Years of Helping Members Find Gold

History of the GPAA from our founder, the late George "Buzzard" Massie