Gold Panning the Pacific Northwest is the premiere reference source for anyone who is interested in getting started or continuing their gold prospecting in the pacific northwest region. Containing accurate, up-to-date prospecting information for all known panning areas in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The write-ups for each locale include driving directions, GPS coordinates, historical information, land ownership restrictions, full-color photos, and geological background.
Garret Romaine is an avid gold prospector, rockhound, and fossil collector with years of experience in the field. He is a long-time writer for Gold Prospectors magazine, and is the author of The Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook, Rocks, Gems and Minerals of the Southwest, Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Rocky Mountains, and Rockhounding Idaho, all from FalconGuides, as well as Gem Trails of Washington and Gem Trails of Oregon. Garret is a member of the Board of Directors of the Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Hillsboro, Oregon.