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Jefferson County Open Space allows gold prospecting only in Clear Creek Canyon, from Tunnel One west to the county line at approximately mile marker 260.5. All prospectors must follow Army Corps of Engineers regulations for recreation prospecting and adhere to Jefferson County Open Space prospecting ethics, rules and regulations. Prospecting activities are prohibited in all other Jefferson County Open Space locations.
There is one working placer claim in the canyon, and individuals interested in prospecting within this claim must contact Gold-N-Detectors at 303-215-0616 to receive permission to work the claim.
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