The famed Reed Gold Mine in Cabarrus County is featured on the Gold Trail. Go to www.visitncgold.com to learn more
Eureka!: Hundreds of years after it was discovered in North Carolina, you can still pan for gold at numerous sites.
Go to www.visitncgold.com to learn more about the North Carolina Gold Trail.
Good Prospects: Morganton offers a free panning area where Smith Creek, home to many gold discoveries through the years, enters the Catawba River.