Start Mining in Alaska


Interested in getting started mining in Alaska? Your first stop should be the webpage for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land, and Water. There you’ll find where you can mine recreationally and where claims are available for access. You’ll also find the steps you need to take to apply for permits— and start your operations. Additionally, you’ll see the contacts of DNR personnel that can help answer your questions. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to call the AMA office.