2455 Old Penitentiary Road

Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

Current Hours

Saturdays Noon-5pm. Special events are on Sundays and by pre-registration only. View CALENDAR to see upcoming events.

Free Admission!

Tours and other programs available.

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Field Trip: Grimes Creek-CANCELLED

July 25, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Grimes Creek

Unfortunately due to the fires/smoke in ID and the COVID-19 Delta variant this event has been CANCELLED

Field Trip to Grimes Creek with Claim Owner and Gold Expert, Don Adair. Learn how to find the gold!

Join Don Adair, Professional Geologist, on a rare gold-panning experience at his claim on Grimes Creek. You will learn about pit-digging, gold panning, keeping cool in the heat, and having fun on the creek. Don owns two claims on Grimes Creek and says that recently he is finding some rich gold. You can keep any gold that you find!

We will meet Sunday, July 25th at 10:30am in Idaho City at the Visitors Center (100 Main St, Idaho City, ID 83631) for an all-day field trip. Reserve your spot on Eventbrite:

Grimes Creek Field Trip Registration


July 25, 2021
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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