Friday, May 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM PDT
Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM PDT

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The Contender AMRA Claim - San Luis Obispo 
Queen Bee Road
San Luis Obispo, CA



From Nor-Cal:
TAke I-5 to Kettlemen City and go west on Hwy 41 to Shandon.
Take the first Shandon exit and drive through town. Take Hwy 41 (left) and follow for 12.8 miles to La Panea Rd. Turn Left
Follow La Panea Rd for 9.8 miles (eastbound)
Turn Left on Hwy 58 heading eastbound and follow 16.5 miles to E. Pozo Rd
Turn Right on E Pozo Rd (there is a sign “La Panea Ranch” next to Hwy 58) and follow for 6 miles to Queen Bee Rd (USFS 29S18)
Follow Queen Bee Rd for 1.5 miles to the water trough, this is the claim and discovery monument.

From So-Cal:
Take 101N to Santa Margarita exit (Hwy 58)
Follow to Santa Margarita (1.7 miles) to town and Estrada Ave, turn Right (this is also Hwy 58)
Follow Hwy 58 for 31.5 miles to E. Pozo Rd, turn Right on E. Pozo Rd and follow for 6 miles to Queen Bee Rd.
Turn Left on Queen Bee Rd and follow for 1.5 miles to the trough/discovery monument.



Stacy Serrato 
American Mining Rights Association 

AMRA Public Outing at "The Contender" May 14th & 16th 


AMRA is having another fun and exciting outing!

 free and open to the public

Bring your friends and family! 

New to prospecting or curious?

Let us know and we will teach you how to pan for gold. You keep whatever gold you find on our mining claim.

Feel free to arrive Friday  and stay the night in our campground or just visit for the day!

Bring everything you'll need to have a great weekend of fun and fellowship.

AMRA Staff will be on site to answer questions, help with your mining set up, and there might even be a few demonstration areas going on.  

Saturday runs from 8am to 4pm with a get together at 4pm for an update on AMRA current projects to protect your mining rights followed by our amazing Raffle! 


Saturday night Miner's Dinner & Breakfast available for $40! Hosted by Three Feathers Catering. 

Miner's Dinner includes: Tri-Tip, salad, beans, chips and soda.

Miner's Breakfast: Dutch oven omelette and coffee. Sun 8:30am - 10am 

You will not be disappointed!
This year we will have a metal detecting hunt on Saturday cost for entry is $25. Entry for this can be paid up to time of hunt. We will have coins and prizes. Metal Detecting hunt starts at noon Saturday! 

Saturday Night Raffle!
Several items of fun including a Henry Rifle, Trip to Roaring Camp Mining Company and lots more! 


We keep our outings free so that everyone can participate!

We rely on your generous donations and support in the Fight to Protect your  mining rights and provide great events. 


Win a week long stay at Roaring Camp Mining Company in our Saturday Raffle!!! 

We would like to thank our Official Outing Sponsor

Click here to Check out Roaring Camp Mining Company!

Tell them Thank You for supporting AMRA! 

Roaring Camp is something special in the way of family recreation. It is an old goldmining camp on the Mokelumne

River. In the past, it was accessibly only by horseback. Roaring Camp was once a camp for FortyNiners, but since it was so inaccessible, most of the gold still remains.

Visitors can see our operating gold mine and can mine their own gold by panning, sluicing, metal detecting, and dry washing.

In the Mokelumne Canyon, the three forks of the Mokelumne River come together. It is a river unsurpassed in natural beauty. 

The water is so clear that one can watch the tadpoles and fish swim. There are waterfalls and natural rock formations forty feet high. 

There is also a quiet, secluded "swimming hole" with rocks of varying sizes, ideal for diving by those who dare! Be sure to bring your fishing gear.

The fishing here is excellent!