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Panning for gold is definitely alive and well in Indiana. Gold is not a naturally occurring metal in Indiana. Instead, it was slowly relocated here from Canada by the glaciers. As such, you will not get rich finding gold in Indiana. But gold prospecting is a great hobby that many people and families enjoy. These resources should help you get out and hopefully, find some gold for yourself.
Gold Prospecting Clubs in Indiana
Things to remember when panning for gold:
Gold prospectors are required to follow the rules under the general license to legally pan for gold. You can find the rules for the general license in the two following documents: