A prospecting and metal detecting club in the heart of the California Motherlode

Welcome to GCTS

The Gold Country Treasure Seekers is a non-profit group that is interested in metal detecting and mineral prospecting.

Located in the heart of the California Gold Country, in Placerville, California, the group was formed in the early 1980s, to promote, to encourage, to teach detecting and mining techniques and to stay informed on all laws pertaining to these activities.

Meeting Information ~
When: 7:00 P.M. Third Monday of every month, except December
Where: Placerville VFW Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA 94667 (Next to the Fairgrounds.)



  • Planted hunts

  • Field/study trips

  • Monthly training sessions

  • Monthly meetings to keep apprised of new laws, new locations, and activities that speak to members detecting or mining interests.

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