Welcome to the Ultimate Treasure Hunt

Get the knowledge you need, the tools to get started, and gold-bearing properties to access...

GET Free Gold When You Join

Join the GPAA and receive free paydirt with real gold!

Qualifying carts will automatically have the free product included.

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.

Get GPAA Claims Location Information

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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 33 reviews

Found gold on a claim near me thanks to gpaa.

Ricardo G. (El Paso, US)

Best decision ever made. Invaluable information for the amateur explorer and seasoned prospector alike. I already used the GPAA properties data to explore Royal Flush in New Mexico. Report will post soon.

Mathew F. (Seattle, US)
Annual membership

Thanks GPAA let's Gold! Went to a gpaa claim last Sunday didnt take long and I found my first gold! The adventure begins.

JOEL S. (Mesa, US)
Advantages of a GPAA Membership

Great for retirees. Want to go gold prospecting, camping, and even fishing for free? Well here you go; a GPAA membership. Why pay to camp? State and federal lands have fees, and time limits that you can stay. KOA's are getting expensive to stay at. I've already found 8 claims-on beautiful Montana and California claims with these great ammenities.


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More Than 55 Years of Helping Members Find Gold

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