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Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch

Breckenridge, CO, USA
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About Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch
This is the most authentic gold panning in Breckenridge Colorado! Pan in the creek just like miners did more than 100 years ago. An expert guide will show you how. This is a fun, affordable activity that the whole family will enjoy. Great for kids and adults. After the lesson, stay as long as you want (until closing time!) This was the site of an active 1860's mining operation in Breckenridge. The historic buildings are free to visit during open hours. A gold panning lesson is $10/person. The Lomax Mine is open during summer months only. Please check our web site for hours of operation. Free parking and restrooms on site; 10 minute walk from downtown Breckenridge. Reservations NOT required.
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Andrea was so patient and taught us how to develop our gold panning skills. We loved learning the technique from her. Our kids are 14,12, and 9. Yes, they lost a little interest when we all realized how tough it is to find gold, but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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breckenridgeheritage, Manager at Gold Panning at Lomax Gulch, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Thanks so much for the positive review and your support of the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance's efforts to protect and share Breckenridge's history!

Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

If you're in Breckenridge during the summer and looking for something perfect for families with young children, you must take a stop at the Lomax Mine Site. We started with the intention of just letting the kids mine for gold, but as with any state...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

If you are looking to just pan for gold and not have to do another mine tour, this is the place. For $10 a person you can pan for gold as long as you want. Not much for buildings to look at if you have...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Brenda H
Reviewed June 8, 2014

This site of an old gold placer mine is almost within walking distance from downtown Breckenridge. The website suggests a tour, but that only works if you're there in-season (mid-June through Labor Day). However, you can walk around the small property on your own, see...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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