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Union Park Gold 003
20.00 Acres
Unpatented Placer Claim
CMC # 106320719
Tincup Mining District
Gunnison County, Colorado

Price: 3,750 USD


Buy the Union Park Gold 003 Unpatented Placer Claim for 3,750 USD outright.




(1) Finance in house with a down payment of 1,500 USD and a monthly payment of 103.77 USD for 24 months.  

Primary Metal
Gold, Silver, & Lead

Flake & Fines


Claim Features

Precision Surveyed

Remote Location

The Union Park Gold 003 Unpatented Placer Mining Claim is located within the past producing Lottis Creek placer mining area.  An additional two smaller separate drainages flow into the claim as well. 
Quality gold has been found on this claim but the closest access point is 1,320 feet away on foot.  This claim is for someone that does not have an issue walking to the claim by foot and values a more remote setting.
The claim has been sheltered from the large hydraulic placer mines located downstream due to the high altitude nature of claim compared to other lower elevation drainages.  The claim does have remnants of small hand dug workings.  
Claim Map

4WD pickup truck accessible via dirt Forest Service RD approximately 6 miles from the  Taylor Trading Post.  The Forest Service RD terminates at approximately 1,320 feet away from the claim and is a great place to set up camp!
The town of Tincup is located about 60 minutes from the town of Gunnison, Colorado.  With access to the town/claim from Gunnison being via Almont Canyon.
The claim is at around 10,00 feet above sea level and the accessible mining season generally runs from May - October depending upon snow conditions.  From November to April the claim is only accessible via snow machine.

Recommended Gold Recovery Methods

 High Banking, Sluicing, Dredging, Dry Washing, Gold Panning

Land Ownership Status

Forest Service

Satellite Claim Boundary Overlay


UAV Photos

Tincup General Area Info

The Tincup area is great for a summer getaway.  Quality dispersed camping sites are found in the general area that can accommodate a large fifth wheel and all your toys.  Taylor Res is located about 10 miles downstream and hosts great fishing and water recreation during the summer.  

There is a restaurant in Tincup that is open during the summer.  ATV & UTV riding is extremely popular with a large amount of trails active in the region.


Mirror lake is also close by for further water sport and hiking activities.  


Taylor River is a great designated trout fishing stream with miles of open creek access.

What Is Included In The Purchase

  1. Quit Claim Deed

  2. Google Earth Map

  3. Waterproof 24X36 hardcopy 1:24,000 Map

  4. Corner & Discovery Point GPS Coordinates

  5. 2 Hours of Free Complimentary Consulting

  6. Certificate of Location Copy


Prospecting Disclaimer

The Union Park Gold 004 Unpatented Placer Claim CMC# 106320717 is an Unpatented Federal Mining Claim.  Any form of mining or prospecting is barred without prior approval from Gunnison Gold Prospecting Company.  This website listing does not constitute or convey approval from Gunnison Gold Prospecting Company to mine or prospect the claim in any capacity.  Mineral theft is a Federal offense and is prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law as listed in the 1872 Federal Mining Laws.

Next Steps

  • Contact Me

  • Setup A Prospecting Day if you would like to test the claim before purchase (Optional)

  • Buy Outright or Finance In House

Contact Information


Tyler Long

Lead Prospector

Gunnison Gold Prospecting Company

Direct Line:  970-901-9043 

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