Cotton Patch Gold Mine Campground

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  • Seasons - spring to fall


  • 41697 Gurley Rd.

    New London,   NC   28127


Gold mining and camping at Cotton Patch Gold Mine. A panning fee entitles one to washed ore, panning equipment and instruction. Visitors may pan or sluice. Campground with wilderness and full hook up sites or rental units. Gold mining at Cotton Patch dates back to before 1865. Located in the Uwharrie Lakes Region which has a rich history in gold mining.

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41697 Gurley Rd.
New London NC 28127


Latitude: 35° 26' 8.5194" / Longitude: -80° 11' 18.9594"

Special Directions:

Take Hwy 740 East from New London, go one mile, turn right on Hearne Road, go one and a half miles then turn left on Gurley Road and go 300 yards, 1st driveway on the left at Cotton Patch Gold Mine Sign.

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