You might not have known this, but there are plenty of counties in Maine where gold has been found. In fact, 11 of Maine's 16 counties have had reports of gold being produced. Let's take a look at where some of the best places to find gold in Maine are.

The Swift River in Franklin and Oxford counties is probably the best place in Maine to pan for gold and is one of the few places in the state where sizable gold nuggets have been discovered.

Sandy River in Franklin county is also a popular spot to pan for gold.

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