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Bowman Creek #1
20.00 Acres
Unpatented Placer Claim
CO# 105264869
Tincup Mining District
Gunnison County, Colorado

Price: 5,500 USD

Primary Metal

Flake, & Fines


Buy the Bowman Creek #1 Unpatented Placer Claim for 5,500 USD outright.




Option (1) Financing Special Offer!

Finance in house with a down payment of 850 USD and a monthly payment of 136.82 USD for 60 months. 

Option (2)

Finance in house with a down payment of 2,200 USD and a monthly payment of 151.90 USD for 24 months.  

Claim Features

Precision Surveyed

Wide Consistent Stream Flow

Close To Source Gold

Claim Status


The Bowman Creek #1 Unpatented Placer Mining Claim is located within the Taylor River headwaters area.  The claim features two gold bearing streams converging on the claim.  Additioanlly, the claim partially covers the old townsite of Bowman which was built in the late 1800's to support the gold and silver mining in the area surround the town.
Quality gold has been found on this claim primairily in the form of fines and flakes.  The claim features camping onsite and good 2WD access via two lane dirt Forest Service Rd.
This claim is ideal for recreational prospectors due to the ease of access, camping onsite, and a very accessible stream system.
 The claim does have remnants of small hand dug workings, hand dug trenches, old miners trash dump, and a very rusted steel truck frame.  No structures are currently standing from the previous mining camp of Bowman.  
Claim Map

Standard ground clearance pickup truck or similar SUV will have no problems making it into the claim.  Additonally, the camping area can handle large fifth wheel trailers without issue.  The claim is about 10 miles from Taylor Trading Post accessible via 2 lane dirt forest Service Rd.
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, Gold Panning

Land Ownership Status

Forest Service

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.

GPS Coordinates

To view the claim on a desktop or tablet google earth browser copy and paste the coordinates exactly into your google earth search bar.  Only search for one corner GPS point at a time if using the google earth search bar.


38.994197, - 106.704725

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 Bowman Creek #1 Unpatented Placer Claim CO# 105264869 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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