Places to Pan for Gold in Arkansas Our Pastimes
Apr 25, 2017 The gold areas are in the northwestern area of the state, in the Ouachita Mountains. In Saline County, gold turns up in small amounts, dropped by the churning springs of the area. The Bear City district, west of Hot Springs, was an area of previous silver mining that produced a bit of gold. The gold is associated with the shales of this area.