Exceptional & Uncommon

Extremely rare gold property at the confluence of 2-rivers that kicked out billions of dollars in gold.

Rarely will you find one of these particular gold claims being offered for sale. Don't let this property pass you by.
A rare speculative investment opportunity.

This Is Gold Country!  Fines, flakes, & chunky river-polished gold nuggets that haven't traveled far from the source. This is what you find in this region...Paying quantities of gold.     

If you''re looking for a large first-class any-time-of-year riverfront gold property, then this could be the offer you've been waiting for. Located within a district where its big gold history and present-day gold discoveries are well documented, this is a select opportunity to own an outstanding gold property situated in one of the most renowned gold rich regions in America.

In all regional stream gravels,  gold and platinum is found

Along every mile of the Salmon River in Siskiyou County, placer gold is found.  Almost every type of placer mining has been used on the river. Both the north and south forks have been highly productive - This is one of the richest river systems in America.

Many have done quite a bit of mining in this county with enormous  success.  Gold is not the only metal of importance in Siskiyou County.  The county is said to contain large Platinum Group metal deposits. Platinum on the Salmon River and its tributaries is large, with nuggets up to 1 ounce being recovered. Aside from the placers, lode veins were found and predominantly mined until 1940. The lodes have been known to have had both massive bodies and stringers which ran to high grade pockets.  The area was active until the start of World War II, and some prospecting has taken place since.

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Located within a district where its big gold history and present-day gold discoveries are well documented - this rare riverfront gold property sits in the ancient river channel on two big river bars that are located directly at the downriver confluence of two well documented gold-rich rivers that have each kicked out billions of dollars in gold. This is a region where pounds of gold is possible for the finding. Casual recreational gold-finding methods are abundant. Nuggets up to several ounces are very common in this area. The richness of this region and the gold recovered is documented in multiple County, State, and Federal reports and documents. Every inch of this property needs to be prospected by modern means.

First Bar is located in the heart of a past historical hydraulic operation that blew enormous amounts of gold-rich material directly into this receiving area. This property's massive low-pressure river gravel bars are situated directly downriver from the confluence of the historically rich North and South Fork Salmon Rivers. This is where all of the gold traveling downriver from both rivers flows to, where the accumulative gold values should be staggering. Any major storms should always be draining rich new high-grade material to this property. The claim should be carrying pretty heavy values.

Property is remote, vast & comfortable. Provides exclusive year-round prospecting opportunities & large flat riverside camping accommodations along apprx. 3/4-mile of this historically proven gold-rich waterway. Large enough to accommodate multiple gold-finding operations at the same time. Casual recreational gold prospecting opportunities are abundant. This is an outstanding dredging property. Samples ave.1/4-1oz. Au p/d / 1 person / no rock mover / 5" dredge. Overburden pays handsomely. Once on bedrock, there's great potential for gold values to be tremendously rich. The river isn't too large or impersonal. Doesn't have super deep murky water or under currents that can be dangerous. The Salmon River watershed is clean, completely undammed & unpolluted, with its drainage coming from high upon the summits rather than through large towns & farmlands. Property doesn't freeze in winter months.  Ideal gold claim for someone who is looking for a large area to enjoy in this well proven gold-rich region.

4WD is not necessary to access the property. This 50-acre river placer has drive up access throughout...You can drive all along the beach at riverside from one end to the other with ease... Overhead is low. No huge financial burdens to employ. Drive right in, set up camp and begin your gold prospecting vacations.

Property is most patentable-ready - Values are there.
Work the property for immediate returns &/or hold as a speculative investment opportunity in the event of patenting being reinstated or when the price of gold goes higher. A property this large offers many different options. It's large enough for a couple of families to share, split in two; sell one parcel & keep the other, lease half of the property, etc.. A property this large offers many different options.

The town of Etna is apprx. 40 mi. NE where fuel, groceries, RV parks, cafe's, and other accommodations are easily accessible/ plentiful. Little is available at the Forks of Salmon.

First Bar is one-of-a-kind. You won't find another gold claim to match. Don't let this one pass you by.


Gold Is Money!   Experience the excitement of finding money in the ground.

This extremely rare gold property has highly favorable prospects for finding lots of high-grade gold. It offers exclusive anytime-of-year prospecting opportunities in the river and bench material surrounding, Small-scale / casual mining activities are abundant. The possibility for great gold reserves is excellent throughout. Testing over time has shown excellent values.

You don't have to dive to the depths of the river to find good paying quantities of gold.
Great gold can be found high & dry above the river.

The property is loaded with gold traps that can build over time into enormous cache's of gold.
Every pool & boulder for this entire quarter-mile stretch needs to be explored in & around for sizeable gold nuggets. Crevicing logical gold traps & panning that material down can reveal loads of big fat flakes, fines, & chunky gold nuggets. Sniping around boulders can be very rewarding. Flakes, fines & nice sized nuggets can get lodged in low-pressure areas in the river & all along the river banks. Detectors & highbankers can be used all along the river banks & along the benches above. This is pocket gold country! Look for signs for "bagging and tagging" to the source.  Wherever there is a gulch or any water that is cutting through the land, these water sources are known to cut through orebodies / unearth, and carry lots of gold.


The richness of this region and the gold recovered is documented in multiple County, State, and Federal reports and documents. Every inch of this property needs to be prospected by modern means.

Each property we offer for sale is situated in gold bearing land in a region where placer and lode mining operations have recovered (and documented) billions of dollars worth of gold. 

In most cases our mining claims will pay for themselves over and over again for decades to come.  A past customer recovered approximately one-half of his purchase price in less than two weeks (of dredging) on his mining claim. He moved less than 30-linear feet of streambed. He has approximately 1,290-ft. left to mine (in the river), let alone prospecting any high bench material for placer, pockets, sources / lodes, overall.
Currently there's a moratorium on dredging that is in ongoing litigation, In all probability this property is just getting richer.as values continue to accumulate,

This is pocket gold country, where very large gold specimens have been discovered. Natural gold traps in this region have the potential to contain incredible cache's of gold.

Conservatively speaking, our river placer properties should contain thousands of ounces of fine gold within their boundaries as well as untold amounts of big fat flakes, jewelry-sized pickers, and very large chunky-sized specimen gold nuggets. Persistent panning should produce an apprx. pennyweight of gold per day using nothing more than a few basic hand tools. Any serious highbanking operation should result in the recovery of a minimum of 2-5 pennyweight a day, (1/8-1/4 oz.).  Based on what we have recovered here and on several adjacent claims any hard worker with a 5-in. dredge should result in an average recovery of 1/4 - 1oz.of gold per day. This does not include hitting into rich paystreaks, finding specimen gold nuggets, locating gold-filled seams or cracks in bedrock or the abundance of richness that can be found on bedrock, or finding pockets / sources of gold. These are incredible values at today's prices, to say nothing of future bullish gold price speculations.


This property is rare.  A very small percentage of land in the lower 48 is known to contain this quality of richness in gold.  Of all the gold claims in the U.S., only a few hundred people own gold properties of this caliber. This is a chance to own one of the very best gold claims in America.

All things considered we are certain you will find this property fairly priced to sell.
The price is based upon very positive values recovered on the property - upstream and downstream from the property, and on the current price of gold. This gold claim offers multiple opportunities for mining with great access overall in a remote section of the ancient river channel on a river that is known for its ongoing gold discoveries. The layout of the property is excellent in terms of access, camping, convenience, and challenge. The property has been virtually untouched by modern gold mining methods.  We also offer terms -This should speak loudly of the confidence we have in the integrity of the gold properties we sell. Paying quantities of gold is guaranteed.

Rarely will you find one of these particular gold claims being offered for sale.

What one most often finds in any historically productive placer gold mining area is that all the accessible good (mineral-in-character) placer ground is staked up and has been for decades with title maintained.  In other instances, some unclaimed land may be "mineral-in-character", but the deposit is situated in extremely rugged utterly inaccessible terrain, steep-walled canyons, sometimes without even an access trail and/or miles from existing roads. 

This is a rare opportunity to own a placer gold property that provides excellent access to approximately 3/4 mile of waterway that is historically known as one of the richest gold producers in the United States - where owners find gold in paying quantities rather than just specks of color. This is an area where paying quantities of gold can be found within this property's ancient river gravels, that predominately remain virgin, and very rich in gold.


Included with this sale:  One (1) unpatented placer gold mining claim.  What's this?
Name:  First Bar
Apprx. acreage:  50
River length:  Apprx. 3/4 mile
Location:  Klamath National Forest, Salmon River Mining District, Main Stem Salmon River,
Siskiyou County, CA
CAMC Number:  0280891, T10N, R7E, Sec.13, HUM   

If the properties are so rich, why is The Claim Post selling (them)?

We are a small independent company that has been conducting our own gold mining ventures in this area for many decades. Over the course of many years, we have worked hard to locate and secure the rights to a handful of high grade gold mining properties in this region; some of which, we are holding onto, and a few of which, we are offering for sale.  Available mining properties in this region are rare.  We invite you to consider the few mining properties we are offering for sale in this region.
The Salmon River region is an excellent source for finding lots of high-grade gold.

If you're in the market for owning a great gold property, there is no place on Earth where you will find anything quite like this region. Two of the most successful mining clubs in the U.S. have concentrated their efforts in this area... this in itself speaks loudly of this regions' richness. This is a place with excellent potential for getting gold in your riffles every time... where the history of California's gold rush still lives on... where prospectors young and old can experience the thrill of finding gold in one of the richest gold mining regions in America.

If it's quality you seek, contact us when you're ready to own a gold property.

The Claim Post
T: (303) 827-3311

Please be aware that mining claims are federally protected.
Anyone found prospecting a mining claim without express consent from the owner can be charged with criminal trespass and theft. Please be certain to contact us in advance before visiting any of our gold properties.
First Bar Placer Gold Property
50-acre unpatented mining claim
Salmon River Mining District - Siskiyou County, CA

In a region highly prized for its richness in gold
Situated in the middle of 3 major wilderness areas...
Separated from the Redwoods only by the coastal range...
Vast beauty, Lesser-traveled, Adventure, Excitement...

Extreme Northern California's Gold Rich Salmon River Region
It's a wild place to explore

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