Ketchum Creek Gold Mine lies in the Yukon-Koyukuk Borough and within one hundred fifty miles from Fairbanks near Circle Hot Springs, Alaska, in the remote Alaskan wilderness. This offering consists of a contiguous set of 34 gold claims representing a total of 604± acres, with 5,118± lineal feet along Ketchum Creek and 6,603± lineal feet along Mary Louise Creek left to be mined. This lucrative venture comes as a complete turn-key operation with all equipment, tools, hardware, supplies, permits, and applicable licenses included in the sale and necessary for ensuring a seamless mining operation.

With equipment already on the property, the mine yields an impressive production of approximately 670 ounces to 900 ounces of gold per season with a wash plant running 6-10s weekly, mining from approximately 500-600 lineal feet of native ground. Operating season typically runs from June 1 to September 15. Reclamation is current on all claims. Living amenities at the mine include an apartment attached to the shop, a bunkhouse, a trailer, and five camper pads with sewer and electrical hookups for additional accommodations. Additionally, there is an all-cedar 8,000-watt rock heater sauna with a shower stall.

The Ketchum Creek Gold Mine, with its rich potential and storied history, remains a significant source of gold and other precious metals in the Circle Mining District. The region’s unique geology and high-grade ores continue to attract both small-scale prospectors and large-scale mining operations alike, and the potential for significant profits makes the area desirable for both mining operations. While the area presents many challenges, the rewards for successful mining ventures can be substantial. This mine represents a prime opportunity for lucrative ventures in the heart of Alaska’s gold country.


  • 604± Acres
  • 5,118± lineal feet along Ketchum Creek left to be mined
  • 6,603± lineal feet along Mary Louise Creek left to be mined
  • Sale includes 34 gold claims
  • Sale includes all equipment, tools, hardware, supplies permits, and applicable licenses
  • Living facilities at mine are an apartment attached to the shop, a bunkhouse, and sites for camp trailer parking
  • Trommel wash plant can process 100 yards per hour of pay
  • Production is approximately 670-900 ounces of gold per person; Typical season is June 1 – September 15
  • A typical season will mine 500-600 lineal feet of native ground
  • Reclamation current on all claims
  • Reclamation current on all claims
  • Co-listed with Yvan Corbin | Real Broker of Alaska | (907) 301-0875 |
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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