AZ Clubs

Clubs with Gold Claims in Arizona

This is an incomplete list of prospecting clubs and Organizations either based in Arizona or that have claims in Arizona. If anyone has information about other clubs with claims in Arizona, please send me the information. For a more extensive lists of gold and related clubs that cover other states, see US Clubs.

Clubs are listed alphabetically by city. For clubs that have web sites, only the web address is listed for contact information. Be aware that some of these are not true non profit clubs but commercial organizations. There is nothing wrong with commercial enterprises as long as you know what you are joining.

Dates in parentheses are the most recent dates that the information has been verified for clubs without web sites. Known broken links are currently highlighted in green. Updated links have the revision date in red. All links last checked on 05/02/2014.

Arizona Clubs and Organizations

  • Apache Junction
    • Superstition Mountain Treasure Hunter’s
      CONTACT: Superstition Mountain Treasure Hunters
      Promack Treasure Hunting (Club Headquarters)
      2204 West Apache Trail
      Apache Junction, AZ 85217 480-983-7584 or 480-983-3484
      Monthly meetings 1st Monday of each month @ Boys & Girls Club, 1755 N Idaho Rd, Apache Junction, AZ @ 7:30pm. Members have access to over 1500 acres of gold mining claims and may keep the gold that they find. Charter Member Affiliate to the New 49er’s Prospecting Club. Members can use the New 49er’s claims in Arizona, at no charge.
  • Bullhead City
    Colorado River Valley Treasure Seekers (Note that this site seems to be gone as of 31 May 08.)
    The club has over 50 members and is only active from October 1st through April 30th.
  • Congress
  • Weaver Mining District
    CONTACT: Office 928-427-6344 Tuesday thru Saturday 9am – 2pm
    22595 Hwy 71, Congress, AZ
    Mail: P.O. Box 955, Congress, AZ 85332
    The Weaver Mining District is a non-profit club with yearly dues of $75 per family. They have approximately 1100 acres of mining claims in the old Weaver Mining District near Stanton, Arizona. The name is that of the original mining district from the territorial days. Day passes are available for short term guests 3 days for $10.  The group was formed in 1993.
  • Kingman
    Mohave Prospectors Association The Mohave Prospectors has over 300 acres of gold bearing claims in the northeast part of Arizona. They exchange claim access with other clubs. This area has both gold and meteorites. Monthly meetings 1st Tuesday of each month @ Kingman Community foundation located at the corner of John L and Bank St in Kingman @ 7:00pm.
  • Lake Havasu
    Havasu Gold Seekers Inc
    A non-profit gold seekers club in Lake Havasu City, Arizona with  20 claims and over 3200 acres of gold bearing claims. Monthly meetings 1st Tuesday at the Quality Inn, 271 Lake Havasu Ave, Lake Havasu City, AZ @ 7:00pm.
  • Lakeside/White Mountains
    White Mountain Chapter (GPAA)
    Monthly meeting 1st Thursday @ JB’s 480 W. Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ. For more information please email shologp2a@gmail.com.
  • Parker
    Colorado River Chapter (GPAA)
    Monthly meeting 4th Saturday of every month. Email for more information cargpaa@yahoo.com
  • Phoenix
    • RoadRunner Prospectors’ Club
      Very large club based in Phoenix, AZ with over 190 active claims throughout the state of Arizona. Monthly meetings 1st Thursday @ The American Italian Club on 7509 North 12th Street between Northern and Glendale on the East side of 12th @ 7:00pm. Club office 2744 W. Osborn Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85017 (Open Wednesdays only 9:00am – 1:00pm)
    • Arizona Association of Gold Prospectors (AAGP)
      We are a family organization promoting recreational gold prospecting, rock hunting, camping and good fellowship. We meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday at the Denny’s Restaurant, Northwest of I-17 and Dunlap Ave. Phoenix meetings start at 7:00pm.
  • Prescott Valley
    Gold Rock & Gem Adventures
  • Quartzite
    See the New 49er’s
  • Safford
    The Gila Valley Treasure Hunters Club is a family oriented Metal Detecting and Gold Prospecting Club located in Safford Arizona. They meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. – TBD at the Gila Valley Senior Health Annex (upstairs). Founded in October 2000. Call Richard White @ Gandaff1@msn.com for information.
  • Sierra Vista
    Huachuca Prospectors Association
    We are a group of Gold Prospectors and Treasure Hunters located in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Chapter of GPAA. Monthly meetings 2nd Wednesday of every month @ Manda Le Cafe 3455 Canyon De Flores, Sierra Vista, AZ @ 6:30pm.
  • Tucson
  • Wickenburg
    Arizona Associa

Clubs Out of the Area

  • The New 49’ers Gold Prospecting Club
    Happy Camp, California
    Has approximately 60 linear miles of gold properties near our Happy Camp facility in northern California. Also has a headquarters location in Quartzite where they own several quarter-section-sized areas near Quartzite, Arizona. Another headquarters location in Apache Junction, Arizona, where there are additional mining properties.
  • Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada (GSSN)
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada is a Las Vegas club comprised of members from all walks of life. “We have over 500 acres under claim for the members to use for prospecting purposes.” These claims are in Mohave County Arizona but the club is always on the lookout for good claims southern Nevada.

National Clubs with claims in Arizona

  • Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA)
    Today, it is the world’s largest gold prospecting organization. The GPAA has over 250 properties and over 750,000 acres of mining claims available to its members, in 37 US states and several Canadian provinces, including the Northwest Territory. They have mining claims in several Arizona counties.
  • Lost Dutchman’s Mining Association (LDMA)
    Affiliated with the GPAA but have their own claims. The LDMA now has an ever growing number of private properties and claims in several western states and also in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. The LDMA owns the historic ghost town of Stanton, Arizona. They own 125 acres in and around the town with claims in the Rich Hill area.

Related Clubs in Arizona

  • Detectors Unlimited
    A metal detecting club in Tucson that holds monthly meetings every 4th Wednesday @ Crescent Manor Club House, 1150 W. Prince Road, (at Crescent Manor Drive, northeast of the corners of Flowing Wells Road and Prince Road) with information on metal detecting, types of detectors, using detectors, where to search and what you might find. Topics may include metal detecting in parks, playgrounds, old buildings, vacant lots and talks on military history, mining, railroading, meteorites, map reading or cleaning of coins. Some of the outings include detecting in gold areas.