Idaho Nature Trails

Thursday, January 19, 2006

Panning For Gold

Boulder Creek....Bonners Ferry area

This is my youngest son, Aaron, panning for gold on Boulder Creek during our 2003 family campout. The only thing I can say is he didn't get rich but had a great time. There is also a ghost town nearby with old buildings (some still standing) and a graveyard, also lots of exciting history about a town called Leonia that my son Leigh is researching.

Toni

Posted by Big Piney Woods Cats at 7:29 AM

5 Comments

  • Anonymous David posted at 1:20 PM  
    One of the tourist spots here has the same thing, panning for gold. It's more like washing dirt, but one visitor did get a few flakes of gold (more like luck than anything else). Generally, everyone enjoys themselves.

    And, no, I haven't done it. Colorado's gold is in hard rock mining.
  • Blogger David Kleinert posted at 4:43 PM  
    You have some nice landscape shots on your blog. Its great to see landscapes from other countries, Cheers.
  • Blogger granati posted at 4:46 PM  
    thanks for you comment on my blog about the bonsai. i appreciate it. great pictures btw.
  • Blogger Bre posted at 9:09 PM  
    This picture makes me want to go swimming, stupid winter needs to go away!
  • Anonymous BlogRank posted at 11:03 PM  
    Wow...the colours just sing! Beautiful.
    It also looks so refreshing..a muggy day where we are in Australia.
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