Bingham County Idaho Gold

Blackfoot

Along the Snake River around Blackfoot the gravel bars and sand produce fine gold. Around 25,000 ounces have been found in this area.

Lost Treasure

Two 125 pound ingots of gold are said to be buried in the lava fields, or near them, in Bingham County. The two ingots were stolen during a stage coach hold-up. The criminals were caught, but not before they hid the gold somewhere in the area.