Locations: Quartzville Creek Recreation Corridor from Rocky Top Bridge to Yellowbotom Recreation Site. There is also a lot of pyrite. Gold Hill ... Elliot Creek Ridge 226. I stopped by two separate locations when I visited the locality. The Quartzville Group Camp opened the summer of 2015 and is located at the confluence of Trout Creek and Quartzville Creek. Albany is a modern town with a population of 5,500, ' located on the Willamette River, the interstate highway (U.S.99E), and the Southern Pacific Railway.
The public lands along the designated segment are managed by the BLM to protect Quartzville Creek’s free-flowing qualities and outstanding resource values. Spend a relaxing night of camping among some of the largest trees in Oregon at the BLM's Yellowbottom Recreation Site. At this location, tourmaline (var. Quartzville Quartzville is the northernmost mining town in the Oregon Cascade Mountains. 92. From Sweet Home, drive onto US-20 East/Main Street for about 19 miles to Quartzville Road, turn left onto Quartzville Road and continue roughly 13 miles. Yellowbottom-Boulder Creek Area Occurrence, Quartzville District, Linn Co., Oregon, USA Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 35' 21'' North , 122° 21' 55'' West It is a short easy access to the creek from the road turnout.
Thomas Creek 64. Thereafter, Quartzville Creek reaches the Dogwood Picnic Area, on the right, and Cascade Falls, on a minor tributary to the left. Ames Creek 60. This rustic group camp has limited amenities, but provides a wonderful opportunity for visitors to camp in close proximity to Green Peter Reservoir and Quartzville Creek. The Quartzville District pyrite localities are apparently well known to Oregon rockhounds, but despite the fame and popularity one can still find very nice specimens in this area. 91. Quartzville Creek is a public gold mining area, meaning anyone can drive up and pan the water or dredge as much as they want. Several miles of the creek is designated as the “Quartzville Recreation Corridor” and is open to the public of a variety of activities including […] Gold can be found on Quartzville Creek in the section that flows into Green Peter Lake. Quartzville is located on the Quartzville Backcountry Byway. The Quartzville Creek is … Within four years over 500 claims had been filed and more than a 1000 people lived in Quartzville.
Most of the gold found here is very small. 19. Josephine Creek 230. Further downstream, Boulder Creek enters from the left, then Yellowstone and Four Bit creeks, both from the right. Bohemia City 66. We even found nearby King Tut, the largest & oldest tree in Oregon supposedly.