Black Hills Prospecting Club 
of South Dakota
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Attention all Members.

Membership Questions!

​Carl Doaty Jr.


Mine Tours
Starting at: Keystone
Saturday August 18th
@ 9:30 AM starting at Holy Terror mine parking lot -Just east of the Rock Shed.
No Pot Luck- Bring a sack lunch.​
We need to know how many are coming - please contact Kristin Drai​n with who is 

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Location - red marker on map.















Check here for weather related meeting updates - no updates at this time.​​​
Here are the copies of the RNA and BA on Black Hills National Forest


IMPORTANT  INFORMATION  TO  ALL


The Private BHPC claims in the 
Black Hills area are :
Garnet Area Claims - BF 1 - VSP 1 & 2 - Hanna #2

You MUST be a  CURRENT  BHPC member to prospect on these claims.
NO BADGE NO DIGGING!

FAIR  WARNING !

If You are not a current BHPC member and are caught prospecting on a private BHPC claim you will be arrested for mineral trespass! We have been working close with the Forrest Service, DNR, and local law enforcement to prospect according to the laws. Law enforcement is sent a monthly update of members that are allowed on the claims, if you are not on the list you will be detained and/or arrested. 
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

Everyone's membership is from Jan 1st to Dec 31st.
If you would like to renew your membership please send $50 to

Black Hills Prospecting Club
PO Box 9222
Rapid City, SD 57709

Please make your check or money order out to Black Hills Prospecting Club

Note:  We do not pro-rate the renew price any more, it is $50 any time through-out the year.
Mission Statement

The Black Hills Prospecting Club promotes and teaches responsible mining and prospecting practices and brings together individuals for the advancement and enhancement of prospecting. We will strive to cooperate with local community organizations, State, Federal, and local governing authorities to promote prospecting in an environmentally responsible manner, and will educate the youth of the community to prospect accordingly.

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​Mike Rounds - SD Senator
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August 2018
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GEM AND MINERAL SHOW
 July 21-22
 9am-6pm
 The Civic Center - Barnett Arena
                                                     Thank You!!
To all of the members who helped with this years Gem and Mineral show, and a special thank you to all of the visitors we had, and we hope you enjoyed the prospector experience!!

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