Welcome to the Yakima Prospectors Association

Founded on April 27, 1983, we are a non-profit gold prospecting club, we have monthly meetings, outings, metal detecting, and rockhounding. We welcome families.


  • Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
  • We meet at the corner of 1st Street & Lincoln Avenue. Click here for map.
  • There is a raffle and prizes.


  • $20 per year.  Includes access to field trips and claims.
  • As a member of the Yakima Prospectors Association, you will have full access to all club claims.
  • Click here for membership application.


  • Several outings are planned throughout the year.
  • Members can also enjoy metal detecting and rockhounding activities, as well as prospecting.
  • Demonstrations include panning and sluicing at local community events.
  • And always, all gold you find as a member on club claims, you keep!