Here Are 7 Places Where You Can Still Hunt For Gold In Oregon

The days of the gold rush may be long gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still test your luck gold panning! All around Oregon, there are creeks and rivers still open to the general public for recreational gold panning. Here are seven of the best spots to (try to) strike it rich:

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Have you panned for gold in the Beaver State before? Did you find any shiny treasures? Share your thoughts and experiences with us in the comments below!

For more adventures, check out the hike to this gorgeous Oregon swimming hole.