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Claim # 6

KM 16 Bonanza Creek Road, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-5575
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Famous creek for gold

Very pretty creek. Lots of tailings from mining. A number of gold mines are still operating. A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
richardderose
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Burleson, Texas
Free gold panning, fun time

Try your hand at panning for gold at this free location. You'll need pans and a shovel, so if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wwwanders
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Ottawa, Canada
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Pan for gold in the creek that launched the biggest gold rush the world has ever known. There’s still gold to be found here, all you need is the right combination of patience and luck. Take your pan to Claim #6 on Bonanza Creek, dig some dirt from the surrounding banks and wash it out in the river. Any gold you find, you can keep.
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KM 16 Bonanza Creek Road, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very pretty creek. Lots of tailings from mining. A number of gold mines are still operating. A gravel road follows the crek.

Thank richardderose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try your hand at panning for gold at this free location. You'll need pans and a shovel, so if you don't have your own, make a stop at Claim No. 33 on your way to this location. It's just up the road. They'll show you...More

Thank wwwanders
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I didn't come to the Yukon to lay up, so yes I had to go gold panning. It is about the only free place to pan, because of claims put on other land. I hear some folks have been lucky here, but not me. I...More

Thank 46JimH46
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Claim #6 was one of the places to visit in our trip to the Yukon. The claim is kind of narrow and with lots of people panning for gold. It is free and on the road containing another attractions, like the Dredge #4 We spent...More

2  Thank Julio M
Reviewed 27 August 2016

When you go to Dawson you just gotta pan for gold and this is the only place you can without claim jumping, what else do I need to say. I was lucky and got gold in my first pan!

2  Thank James C
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Unfortunately, we didn't find any gold... But the activity was fun. Lots of people there trying their luck. Great for kids and families. You need a pan as there is nothing around this claim.

2  Thank Marilou B
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I had my sister's pan and spent an hour diligently panning the gravel, finding nothing. The looking was a lot of fun though, and a lot of work.

2  Thank Dominic P
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I could have panned for gold all day! So much fun; such suspense to thing that you MIGHT have "color" in your pan! Free gold panning along Bonanza Creek was the highlight of my trip to the Yukon! The odd person will find a nugget...More

2  Thank LuvdaRockies
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We give it a try every time we go, but lady luck has not meant it too well with us, yet. Be sure to bring a pale, shovel, rubber boots and a chair that can be put in the water.

1  Thank abrandt1977
KlondikeVisitorsAssc, Front Office Manager at Claim # 6, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Thank you very much for your review and for the good tips to the future visitors!

Reviewed 30 July 2015

We drove some of the back roads about the Gold Fields. This is an empty place, miles of wilderness. I was amazed with the gold miners in the 19th century, how did they live like this.

Thank FrancesEdith
KlondikeVisitorsAssc, Front Office Manager at Claim # 6, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Thank you for review. We are happy you enjoyed your visit!

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