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Open Wed - Sun 11:00am to 3:00pm
Are You Ready to Go 1,000 ft Underground?
Get Ready for Your Adventure!
Do You Have Gold Fever?
Get Ready to Find Real Gold!
An Adventure the Whole Family Can Enjoy!
Let's Go!
See What Made Breckenridge What it is Today!
Learn About the Gold Rush
A Must See When Visiting Breckenridge
What Are You Waiting For?
Established 1887
We Have Been Offering Mine Tours for 24 Years

Discover Gold Panning

Gold pan in Eureka Creek or in the Blacksmith Shop building by a warm stove. Your gold panning experience includes simple lessons and a gold pan to use.

Do You Have Gold Fever?

Our knowledgeable guide will assist you with gold panning and may even include some secrets, hints and special techniques but remember, don’t quit your day job! Gold panning does require lots of patience. 

Hear the Cries of GOLD

Our guides will help you determine if you have gold or fools gold. While you are gold panning, keep in mind, you are prospecting in French Gulch, a famous gulch, named after French Pete. This is the same gulch where the largest gold mass ever found in Colorado, named Tom’s Baby was discovered. Maybe you will be that lucky!

A Memorable Colorado Souvenir

You are welcome to pan for gold for an hour or an afternoon depending on your gold fever. Find, collect, and keep your riches and take them home, a memorable Colorado souvenir! Relive your own Colorado gold rush at the Country Boy Mine. Visit the general store which features various gold panning supplies and informative gold panning books.

What Our Visitors Have to Say

"We got Gold Fever!!!!"
Tyler & Sarah
"We spent two full days panning for Gold at the Country Boy Mine, and can't say enough good things about the mine."
Jan & Earl
"Fun and a great history lesson for our family."