Project Description

Cultus Gold ‘n Gems

Visit our Cultus Lake Caves and gem panning site.  There you will mine and pan for precious gold and gems as the prospectors of old in these very parts!  Every packet of mining rough purchased at our Trading Post counter includes access for one person down the Wilderness Trail and into the panning site.

How to Play

  • Visit the Trading Post to purchase a packet of mining rough
  • Enter the Wilderness Trail and cross over the suspension foot bridge and pathways to the panning site below
  • Find a filter box at the site and put the contents of your mining rough packet into it
  • Dip the filter box into the stream of the sluice trough shaking and stirring for hidden treasure
  • Finders Keepers! Collect all the precious gems you can and take them home with you!

Other Important Information

  • $8 cost/Mining Rough Packet
  • Access for one person to Wilderness Trail is included with each purchase of Mining Rough
  • Mining Rough is not included or discounted with the purchase of Unlimited Ride Wristband or Tokens (must be purchased separately)
  • Access to Wilderness Trail for guests not participating in Gold and Gems Panning is available with purchase of Unlimited Ride Wristband or Tokens