Welcome to the LDMA Italian Bar Camp

A Gold Mining Camp in California's Motherlode

Patented land on the south fork of the Stanislaus River six miles from the restored gold rush town of Columbia. This is a picturesque camp in the heart of the southern mother lode.

Size: 160 Acres (Main Camp)

Season: Apr. 1 - Oct. 31

Amenities: Water Sites (64), Dry Camping, Dumping Station, Porta Potties, Restroom with Showers Clubhouse, and Kitchen use.

Mining Equipment Allowed: Highbanker (used as recirculator – no pump in rivers), Drywasher, Rocker Boxes, Sluice, Crevassing, Panning and Metal Detecting.

Member Rate Camping Fees: Water Sites - $4/day, Dry - $3/day

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