Week End Gold Miners Prospecting Club

Prospecting sites in the Heart of Georgia’s Gold Belt

Georgia – home of the first major gold rush in the United States!

Beginning with the discovery of gold in the 1820’s on what was then Cherokee Indian land, millions of dollars worth of raw gold was taken from the North Georgia mountains. Despite the countless number of miners that have passed through the area since then, gold is still being found on a regular basis by recreational miners today. Unfortunately, unlike the western states where public land abounds, virtually all of the gold-bearing property in Georgia is privately owned making access difficult for most individuals.

That’s where the Week End Gold Miners Prospecting Club can help. Our organization is a family-oriented, non-profit corporation that gives you a place to relax, prospect for gold, visit with other prospectors and most of all, have a good time in the outdoors. On each of the properties leased by the club, members and their families are encouraged to pursue one of many exciting hobbies. Each of the properties are very rich in GOLD, GEMSTONES, artifacts and the beautiful outdoors.

Your are warmly invited to explore our web site, become a member and take part in the fun we all share!

Here are just a few of the things you will experience as a member of the Weekend Gold Miners.

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5 hours ago

Getting Turner’s figured out ... See MoreSee Less

Getting Turner’s figured out

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Nice little chunky’s

I need to follow you around Turner!

Nice John told there's gold there that from just a pan

Nice gold brother!🤘

Yes, about 4 hrs panning and sluicing

Very nice 👍

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3 weeks ago

Is there a reason why members can only stay two weeks at a time? I really want to mine all summer as I just retired and want to just gold mine and hopefully meet a lot of the members? ... See MoreSee Less

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Any more than 14 days at a time could be considered homesteading apparently.

Prob to save some for every0ne else who cant. We have similar rules in va at our club

It’s been in the rules and regulations almost since day one. Years ago we found that some people was trying to stay year round. So the Board back then put in the two week rule. It was another case of members taking advantage of gray areas in the rules. The Board wanted to limit it to one week. I pressed that it be two weeks as at the time most people got two weeks for vacation. It was decided that it would be two weeks.

Thanks for the info!

Check out Ldma they have 10 camps across the United States and you can camp up to 6 months at a time. That’s lost Dutch man association. Loud Mine in Cleveland Ga is one

TY. Exactly what I am doing but thought I might try weekenders while I'm there.

If I could I spend two weeks at WEGM...THEN GO TO LDMA.. No hassle get in an out..no gate...caretaker on property an just a few miles from WEGM. Or go to ETOWAH RIVER RESORT...all great folks... Water an elect not at WEGM. An Wi-Fi not at WEGM..

Was there last year

Buying LDMA membership so I can set up and mine for the season.

Call Miners Rule at etowah campgrounds. Great man and a great place to stay

What's wrong with staying two weeks leaving for a day and come back and stay another two weeks everyone needs a good shower hot meal and a good night's sleep from time to time.want that work. Just saying

I love Tacos 😋💯

Did somebody say tacos? Now I’m hungry!


Because you will run out of tacos after 2 weeks!

I hate Tacos but love crab legs!

Well my taco comment was scratched out lol don't know why.

I think the rules are fair

I like spinwheels! 🥴

It's a State Law how many days we can camp PERIOD

If we can only stay 2 weeks per month, what if we come the last 2 weeks of June and stay the first 2 weeks of July? Isn’t that 2 weeks per month? 😆 🤪

I posted the new guest stay change

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8 hours ago

Found this today! ... See MoreSee Less

Found this today!

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your working your way up jessica..!

Trying to! Thank you!

Looks like mica

11 hours ago

My fabricator just told me to try and break the new "crack sniffer" he made for a dredge. Gonna try. Colorado let's go! Patent pending. ... See MoreSee Less

My fabricator just told me to try and break the new crack sniffer he made for a dredge. Gonna try.  Colorado lets go! Patent pending.

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Wouldn't have to worry about the hose jamming.

Looks like a great idea should work awsome

Made one years ago out of muffler stainless with a flair to attach it to dredge nozzle. Gonna have to turn down your motor when using it so you don’t overwork your pump... Looks very stout for sure ....

Waste of weight. Just slide a smaller plastic hose into ur nozzle. Lol

Beware of round rocks.

Did he finish welding it? Tacks isn’t going to last to long

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1 day ago

🙂 happy days ... See MoreSee Less

:) happy days
1 day ago

Last meeting change in guest rule instead of 2night 3days guest will be able to stay up to 14 days with a member once a year. If the they only stay 5 that's their once a year. A family is considered 1guest ... See MoreSee Less

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A family is considered 1 guest

Thank you and the rules change that means I might be able to make it down there twice this year

This is great

Totally agree!!!

That's awesome! Definitely felt the old rule was a bit overly restricting.

So a spouse is considered a guest and only allowed to come once a year for a total of 14 days? I’m I reading this correctly? Please enlighten me.

No your spouse is a member but just can't vote.

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