Prospecting for gold is something that just about everyone has wanted to try at least once. As a hobby, prospecting offers a special excitement. There is a constant hope that the next pan will hold that bonanza you’ve been dreaming about. No thrill can compare with the excitement of seeing even just a few flakes of gold glittering in the black sand at the bottom of your pan. Located in the heart of Alabama’s gold belt, with miles of creek to pan, sluice, dredge, high-bank, and metal detect.
Mailing Address: 1398 Co. Rd. 5, Lineville, AL 36266
ALT address for map directions: 89395 Alabama 9, Lineville, AL 36266
GPS Coordinates: *Do not use above address for GPS* GPS will put you on impassible dirt roads.
Directions: Alabama Gold Camp is located approximately 10 miles from Lineville Alabama. Once in Lineville on AL 9 you will need to leave town on Blakes Ferry Rd. It is across at an angle from the BP Gas Station on AL 9. Gail’s Flower Shop will be on the right as you leave town on Blakes Ferry Rd. Go approximately 8 miles on Blakes Ferry Rd. until you reach a 4-way stop. Take a right, go approximately 2 miles until you go over a short rail road bridge. Take an immediate left at the bottom of the bridge on to New Hope Rd. The camp will be one mile on the right.
Admission Fee: $15 – $60 per day for prospecting. Visitor Passes: $5 a day; age 11 & under free.
Credit Cards Accepted: Cash or Checks ONLY
Additional Information: Primitive and hook up camping available. Prospecting shack rentals available for $65 a night (see Lodging). General Store on site.