Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

310 Back St, Coloma, CA 95613, United States

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a state park of California, United States, marking the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in 1848, sparking the California Gold Rush. The park grounds include much of the historic town of Coloma, California, which is now considered a ghost town as well as a National Historic Landmark District. The park contains two California Historical Landmarks: a monument to commemorate James Marshall and the actual spot where he first discovered gold in 1848.

Opening hours

Day after Labor Day Holiday to October 31st: 8 am - 6 pm
November 1st to February 28th: 8 am - 5 pm
March 1st to Friday before Memorial Day Weekend: 8 am - 6 pm
Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend: 8 am - 8 pm


$8 per car

Services & facilities

  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restroom
  • Assistance dogs are welcome
  • Picnic area


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