|Claim name:||AMRA Flats|
|Location:||2 miles north of Cascade CA on Pinchard Creek, a tributary to the south branch of the middle fork Feather River.|
|Access:||Access is very good. Excellent camping area, very large with year round water. The road into the claim/campground is good, maintained and can accommodate an RV for camping.|
|Gold:||We tested this claim extensively and found good gold. Lots of fine stuff, but we were surprised to find several very nice pickers. Lots of boulders in the creek and initial tests showed great color. A winch might be a handy item for this claim.|
|Methods of mining:||Panning, crevicing, metal detecting and high banking.|
|History:||The South Branch of the Middle Fork was an extremely rich area. It was hydraulically mined in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s with huge monitors. Pinchard Creek, where our claim is was also very rich with large gold.|
|Video:||For a panoramic video of the claim, click here(coming soon)|
Please remember to leave the claim cleaner than when you arrived.
The claim is off the Quincy/Oroville hwy, just two miles from Cascade. It is a 1.3 hour drive from Oroville.
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