How to Pan for Gold. Try Your Luck! If you know where to look, it's not hard to find gold in Nevada County rivers. Some of the most accessible gold panning locations are on the South Yuba River at Bridgeport, Edwards Crossing and Washington, and on the Middle Yuba River at Oregon Creek.
Mar 11, 2013· ok so im brand new to the gold panning process. i live a little north of Reno, Nv and was wondering if there are any good spots to take the family to have some fun and try to find some of that yellow metal. not looking to make any money just want the thrill of finding some in a pan.