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Fossicking at Enfield

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Fossicking for gold

Nearly half of the park is available for fossicking or panning for gold along Misery Creek. See the park note map for details. Remember to fill any holes made and leave the area as you found it. Relics are protected by law and must not be disturbed or removed.

All adults must hold a current Miners Right to engage in fossicking.

Miners Rights are available at: Department of Sustainability and Environment Information Centre; Level 2, State Government Offices; Corner Mair and Doveton Streets;Ballarat 3350; Telephone - (03) 5336 6856 ; Hours - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday.