Prospecting Colorado

Prospectors Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown invite you to explore Four Corners area, learn about its rich history and geology, and discover crystals, minerals, and fossils in the majestic land that time forgot.

Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown

Bob and Stacy have over 50 years of combined knowledge and experience, and can teach you how to pan for gold (and show you where to go), find the crystals that feed your passion, dig dinosaur bones, and more! Beginners and experienced prospectors alike will enjoy field trips customized to their needs and interests.

Colorado Bob Ross is the owner of several area mines, including the Bessie G gold mine, featured on the The Weather Channel’s Prospectors TV show.

Rare minerals and fossils from the Four Corners are available for sale, collected personally by Bob and Stacy, and guaranteed natural and untreated.

Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown live near Durango Colorado, and roam the Four Corners. They invite you to join them for an unforgettable experience. Learn about the rich history of this beautiful and diversified area. Let Bob and Stacy help you learn the Earth – one rock at a time.

La Plata Canyon rock shop

Bob Ross prospecting Colorado (La Plata Canyon) – August 2017

La Plata Canyon rock shop

Stacy Linn Brown with an Arizona chrysocolla find.

La Plata Canyon rock shop

Bob enjoying some kid time at the La Plata Canyon rock shop.

Custom Rockhound Field Trips

Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown

Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown are again offering their exclusive prospector and dinosaur bone hunting field trips, which are personalized for your group and interests, whether it be fossils, crystals, or gold!

Join Us for a Dinosaur Bone Hunting Tour

Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown

Colorado Bob instructing guests Maddy, Fred, Hollie, and Karen at the Dino Zone.

Tours Are Customized to YOUR Needs and Interests

Colorado Bob Ross and Stacy Linn Brown

Stacy Linn Brown giving a geology lesson to guest Fred.

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The Weather Channel’s hit TV show Prospectors features Bob Ross and his Bessie G mine.

Colorado Bob Ross on the Weather Channel's Prospector Shows

Million Dollar Rocks Season 3 Episode 9 – The Busses go underground to find gold.

Bob Ross, prospector Jessica Mills, and Stacy Linn Brown at the Tucson Gem Show.

Bob Ross, prospector Jessica Mills, and Stacy Linn Brown at the Tucson Gem Show.

Bob and Sparky prospecting on the mountainside near the Bessie G mine.

Bob and Sparky prospecting on the mountainside near the Bessie G mine.