Few People Know About The Hidden Treasure Supposedly Buried In Arizona’s Sierra Estrella Mountains

You’ve probably heard the legend of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine in the Superstition Mountains, but there’s another story about buried treasure in Arizona that far fewer people are aware of. This is the tale of Don Joaquin, who allegedly buried as much as 3,000 pounds of gold in the Sierra Estrella Mountains. Learn the facts, then decide for yourself whether or not you believe it.

Please note that mining (and even metal detecting) is strictly prohibited in Arizona’s recreational and wilderness areas. This story is meant for entertainment purposes only.

Watch this YouTube video by Random Tangents to hear the story in more detail:

Have you heard the story of Don Joaquin’s lost gold? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for a nearby town that just might be the quirkiest town in Arizona.

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Address: Estrella Mountain Regional Park, 14805 W Vineyard Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338, USA