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  1. #1

    Apr 2014
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    Gold Prospecting Beale AFB

    Hey Guys,

    I noticed that dry creek runs through Beale AFB and I have read the area was mined heavily back in the day. I was wondering if anyone has prospected there and is it even allowed. If you have how did you do. Looking to try it out one day hopefully.

    Happy Hunting

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    Jim Bowers

    Mar 2013
    Hendricksville Indiana
    475 times
    Having been in the Air Force back in the 60's, it will be a challenge just getting permission to get on the base., unless you are already working on base, or in the military. I have been trying for over a year to get into a creek that runs through a small town, without any luck so far. Good luck in your endeavors!

  3. #3
    Jun 2012
    Caldwell, Idaho
    410 times
    Hey my dad was stationed there for 15 years! He used to be a mechanic on the SR71 till he broke his back. They then put him in charge of the tool crib. As long as it's not a restricted area, you get the base CO's permission have a blast.
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  4. #4
    Jul 2011
    169 times
    Tried this at Aerojet in Rancho Cordova a few years back, with metal detecting. With security concerns of the past 13 years, not likely to happen.

  5. #5

    Apr 2014
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    Thanks guys I am in the military so getting on base is not a problem . Im thinking I might go out there and try some sluicing on the creek near housing. Ill try calling the MP's to see if they know if prospecting is allowed.
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