Rules for gold prospecting in Uwharrie National Forest
No mechanized or motorized equipment.
Sluice or shaker boxes are allowed as well as pans and shovels.
No metal detecting.
No suction dredging.
Collecting is for personal, non-commercial use only.
No collecting of archaeological artifacts.
Pan only in stream channel; do not dig into the stream banks.
Fill any holes in prior to leaving.
Do not throw rocks on the stream banks.
Take your trash out with you; leave the place cleaner than you found it.