Gold Daughters


Pan your heart out in the Golden Heart City and discover the thrill of finding gold that put Fairbanks on the map. See mining equipment used during the gold rush in Alaska's largest mining relic collection. Jordan & Ilaura Reeves, stars of National Geographic's Goldfathers, and their friendly staff will teach you to pan! All day panning starts at $20/person, kids 5 & under are free. Everyone will find gold, guaranteed! View Ice Age fossils and shop in the unique gift shop. Catch #GoldFever

COVID-19 Business Updates
Open Status
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-13
  • Days of Operation:
    • Daily (Sun-Sat)
  • Hours of Operation: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Restricting number of guests:
  • Physical Location Limitations: One group per trough.
Personal Protection
  • Contactless Technologies:
    • Payment for goods and services
  • Enhanced Sanitation:
    • Frequent hand washing/sanitizer use
    • Sanitize high-touch surfaces every hour per state guidelines
    • Provide hand sanitizer
    • Provide training for employees on implementing these measures
  • Mask Required Comment: Optional. Activity is mostly outdoors, with sufficient space between guests; indoor area has both doors open to decrease touching of door knobs and allowing a constant draft of fresh air throughout the gift shop.
  • Procedures for positive COVID-19 test:
  • Share Sanitation Protocols:
    • Social Media
  • Transmission Barriers:
    • Encouraging physical distancing through signage
    • Requiring staff to wear face coverings
    • Curbside service delivery
  • Gear Sanitization: Sanitizing pans between guests.
Health Resources
  • Health Resources:
    • Signage communicating COVID-19 symptoms
    • Encourage travelers to stay home if they are sick
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Meeting Space Available:
  • Months of Operation:
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Payment Types:
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Cash
  • Seasons of Operation: Summer Only