Capital City Prospecting - Helena, MT | Attractions, Events, Hotels

Capital City Prospecting

Experience Montana Gold Prospecting and you get to keep all the gold you find.

At Capital City Prospecting our business is renting you prospecting equipment and showing you how to use it.

We have several years Prospecting Experience, We enjoy showing others how fun and rewarding it is to find your own Gold.

Finding what people have been searching for in Helena since the 1800s!

Pan for the Real Montana!

With the Rental of our equipment, we will demonstrate how to use it and assist you in prospecting for Gold.

We will provide free guidance for up to 4 hours.

98% chance you will find Gold.
99% chance you will have fun!

$40 will rent you a Gold Pan, Scoop, and Snuffer Bottle. ($30 kids under 12)

At the conclusion of your Gold Prospecting adventure, you will receive a $15 reimbursement for returning the equipment, or you can simply keep it.

This is not a pan in a trough experience. To experience a real prospecting adventure, we will take you to an unclaimed stream not far from Helena, you dig your own material to pan.

We will also show you how to use a Sluice Boxes to increase your chances of finding Gold.

Group Discounts available and parties are welcome.

Must provide own transportation. Bringing dry clothes and shoes is strongly encouraged.  We will be mining in a creek and you will get wet so dress accordingly.

Bring lunch, snacks and drinks.

The ideal time to prospect is 10 am to 2 pm, but we can accommodate your schedule.

By Appointment only.
May -September
Capital City Prospecting
(406) 439-2611

email: [email protected]


 gold panning


Be a Montana Pioneer!

Find your own gold!

Find your own gold!