Western Colorado Chapter of Gold Prospectors Assn of America
Western Colorado Chapter of Gold Prospectors Assn of America

Useful Information

Montrose Public Lands Center 

The Montrose Public Lands Center is located at

2465 S.Townsend Avenue. For further information,

contact visitor information services 970-240-5300.

  Visitors who stop by can access information
for the Bureau of Land Management, U.S.
Forest Service and the National Park Service.
A few examples of visitor information that is
available include maps, books, rock permits, fuel
wood permits, placer mining permits, hunting
information as well as the location of motorized,
mountain biking, equestrian and hiking trails.

Interesting links

River Gauges

      Brooks Bridge   http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?09174600


      Placerville         http://waterdata.usgs.gov/co/nwis/uv?site_no=09172500


      Uravan             http://nwis.waterdata.usgs.gov/co/nwis/uv?site_no=09177000


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Where To Find Us:

Western Colorado Chapter of Gold Prospectors Association of America

115 West Main

Olathe, CO
Phone +1-970-596-9184

Mailing address

     23628 Dave Wood Road

     Montrose, CO 81403


The Official GPAA of Western Colorado Gold Prospectors



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     I will have on site all necessary permits and licenses.

     I will not prospect in areas closed to prospecting and mining.

     I will respect other prospectors' claims and not work claims without owners' permission.

     I will fill in my prospecting holes.

     I will appreciate and protect our heritage of natural resources, wildlife, fisheries, and

          private property and respect all laws or ordinances governing prospecting and mining.

     I will be thoughtful, considerate, and courteous to those around me at all times.

     I will only build fires in designated or safe places and in accordane with current federal,

          state, and local guideline.

     I will be careful with fuels and motor oils and be cognizant of their potential destructive

           effect on the environment.

     I will not refuel motorized equipment in the stream and will not allow oil form motorized

          equipment to drip onto or into the water.

     I will remove and properly dispose of trash and debris that I find.

     I will not remove stream bank material, destroy natural vegetation or woody debris          dams,  nor discharge excess silt into the waterways. 


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