Public Lands Information Center
This page is intended for recreationists who might be concerned with how government and tribal agencies’ Fire Restrictions and Closures, as well as prescribed burning, can affect camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities.
The Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources web site has links to several Rock and Gem shows across Arizona. Click on the link below and browse their listing for locations and dates.
The Arizona State Land Department web site has information on Arizona State Trust Land usage. Be sure to review the FAQs to see an explanation of why Recreational Permits are required for using State Trust Land. Also, note the list of not allowed activities that includes Metal Detecting.
One of the world’s most popular websites with a wealth of information on metal detecting, metal detectors, detectorists, and treasure hunting. The site offers free chat rooms as well as classifieds for treasure hunting equipment.
An online magazine from Australia, for free! This site will keep you busy for a week or two, and have you ready to take the next flight to OZ to hook some of them monster nuggets!
ICMJ Prospecting and Mining Journal
One of the most informative magazines published on the subject of mining. A great source of information on the mining industry, legal updates small scale operators and prospectors.
Rob Allison’s site. This site is managed by one of our members.
Bill Southern’s site. Now, this site is cool. Good info on where to hunt, and some good treasure stories.
This site has been around awhile; it also has some great forums, including a prospecting forum. Check out the links, probably the biggest listing anywhere.
Lots of good info on how and where to look for gold, and info on filing claims. From the US Geological Survey website.