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Gold Rush Hiking & Gold Panning Tour

Historic Bradshaw Mountains

Visit the Agua Fria River

Knowledgeable & Professional Guide

Starting at $45

2021 Tripadvisor

Gold Rush Hiking & Gold Panning Tour

2021 Tripadvisor

Tour Details

The historic and scenic Bradshaw Mountains are one of the richest gold-filled mountain ranges in the entire country, creating the perfect setting for our Gold Rush Hiking and Gold Panning Tour. Our tours create a scenic and educational journey amidst some of the most rugged landscapes Arizona has to offer, with opportunities to see giant saguaro cacti and abundant desert wildlife. You will be accompanied by a guide with vast knowledge of the local mining history and plant and animal life. The tour will begin with a scenic, moderately difficult hike from our property down to the Agua Fria River. The hike offers incredible views and plenty of opportunities for photos. Once at the river, we will spend some time panning for gold and learning about the history of gold mining here in the Bradshaw Mountains. You are welcome to keep your findings! We will then finish the tour out by making the hike back up the Agua Fria River canyon.

Additional info:

Guests are to arrive at their scheduled check-in time.

  • All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Must be 18 to book with a valid ID and credit card
  • 7+ to participate
  • This hike requires moderate physical exertion
  • Summer hikes are not recommended for people sensitive to heat. Temperatures can reach more than 100 degrees
 

Included:

  • Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Gold Panning Equipment
 

Not included:

  • Transportation to us
  • Gratuities

Please Note:

  • Anyone pregnant or with back or heart problems should check with a doctor before participating in our activities.
  • All tours are conducted in English and require guests to speak and understand fluent English.
  • A signed waiver will be required in order to participate
  • No skirts, dresses or open-toe shoes
  • Quality hiking shoes or boots are highly recommended

Over 3,200 5-Star Reviews on TripAdvisor!

EPIC

5/5
We did the UTV and shooting combo. The entire staff was AMAZING! Very hospitable, welcoming and knowledgeable. They all make you feel so comfortable. Anthony was our guide for the utv tour through the desert and he was so passionate and had so many facts to share with us . We will be returning they were amazing !
Elaine
June 23, 2022

You have to come

5/5
We had a pretty big group and the staff helped us out tremendously. We did shooting and ATV. It was amazing. The shooting instructor was great. Former Marine and is patient with first time shooters. Overall I highly recommend going.
Jose V
June 25, 2022

Must Do For Bachelor Parties

5/5
I had the best time doing the ride & shoot combo during a bachelor party! All the staff were incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. I had Anthony as my private tour leader and made the trip a blast. I would come back for sure next time I'm in AZ
Anthony A
June 27, 2022

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