NAMA Aug 3rd 2019 Gold Panning Fieldtrip to Leavenworth area

Aug 3rd 2019 – Gold Panning Trip in Peshastin Creek.  Rock hounding also available. Here are the details.

Important:  download the Fish and Gold Pamphlet to your cell phone, or print it and bring it with you.  Must have it on you or available while panning.
It’s a 44 page PDF document available at
Bring Gold Pan and probably water socks or boots or waders.
Clarifying screen, shovel, collecting bottle, sunscreen, drinking water, lunch, etc.
Current plan is for CMS members to meet in Cle Elum in the Safeway parking lot near the gas pumps at 9:15.  Rest rooms, coffee, etc. available in Safeway.  We will depart from there at 9:30.  Head up 970 which turns into 97 over Blewett to Scotty Creek Road.  Their claim is up that road to the west.




Updated: August 16, 2019 — 9:09 am

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