Gold Panning Clear Creek At Arapahoe Bar Rules

Gold Panning Update For Wheat Ridge Colorado

Colorado Recreational gold panning is allowed in Clear Creek at the Arapahoe Bar area. This area is located adjacent to the Clear Creek Trail on the North side of the trail, approximately one quarter mile West of Youngfield St. and I-70 and South of Highway 58.The area may be accessed by parking at either the 41st and Youngfield trailhead parking lot or on the South frontage road of Highway 58, East of McIntyre Street.This area is managed by the City of Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department. The following rules are in effect as of September 23, 2013 per adopted Resolution #37.

 Recreational Gold Panning Guidelines

  • Be courteous to other park visitors.
  • Please stay on designated paths.
  • Follow trail etiquette on the Clear Creek Trail.
  • Respect the surrounding natural resources.
  • Respect posted property boundaries.
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 Rules And Regulations

  • Prospecting activities, including panning and sluicing are permitted within the creek bed only.
  • No digging allowed on the south side of the creek.
  • Prospecting is allowed on the north side of the creek on tailings piles and non-vegetative areas providing all holes are filled. No digging around trees or under vegetation.
  • Vertical digging only.
  • No gas powered equipment allowed.
  • Battery equipment is allowed, battery must be contained in a battery box.
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All other City of Wheat Ridge park rules and regulations apply.

No form of gold panning is allowed in Clear Creek East of Youngfield in the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt.

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