Date: September 25th 2021 Time: 10am to 3pm A Park Entrance Fee of $5.00 will be collected at the Park Booth.
The Event itself is Free to all that attend.
Location: Rye Patch State Recreation Area
2505 Rye Patch Reservoir Rd
Lovelock, NV 89419
Celebrate Nevada’s Mining History
The Rye Patch State Recreation Area, GPAA of Northern Nevada Reno (Inc.) the American Mining Rights Association (AMRA) the Reno Prospecting & Detecting Club and the Reno Gem & Mineral Society will be hosting a one-day free metal detector hunt. All that attend can take part in a planned metal detector hunt for prizes, see demonstrations and get hands-on instruction, hear knowledgeable speakers, and practice the art of Mining for Gold & Treasure in an ecological sound method. Participants must have their own metal detector, pay the State Parks entrance fee and be ready to have fun. Take the short ride east from Reno on Interstate 80 to Rye Patch State Park. Food available for a $5 or $10-dollar donation at event.