Follow the lives of ambitious miners as they head north in pursuit of gold. With new miners, new claims, new machines and new ways to pull gold out of the ground, the stakes are higher than ever. But will big risks lead to an even bigger pay out?
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Season 1Hulu | Discovery | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Dec 4, 2010
No Guts, No Glory Dec 4, 2010 Six recession-hit patriots from Oregon stake everything on mining and head north to Alaska to dig for gold and save themselves from financial ruin. The team of greenhorns beg, borrow and build all the equipment they need to mine for gold. Loaded with supplies, they leave their loved ones behind and drive from Oregon to southeast Alaska in a Klondike convoy.
S01 E02Dec 11, 2010
Gold, Guns, and Bears Dec 11, 2010 The stakes get higher at the Porcupine Creek prospect as reality sets in about just how little time they have to get to their gold. The miners start to rebuild the mining ghost town but the bears aren't so keen on their new neighbors — and they let them know it.
S01 E03Dec 18, 2010
Running Dirt Dec 18, 2010 The crew races to set up the mining plant and start running dirt. When the families arrive from Oregon and question the lack of gold — and master mechanic Harness becomes dangerously ill — the tension builds so high that Dorsey and Todd almost come to blows.
S01 E04Jan 8, 2011
The Ultimate Price Jan 8, 2011 The team attempts to finally run potential pay dirt through the wash plant. But a visit from the Department of Fish and Game reveals a violation, jeopardizing their vital water supply to the mine. Then disaster strikes as Todd's daughter fights for her life.
S01 E05Jan 15, 2011
The Pain Barrier Jan 15, 2011 The miners continue to run dirt but an equipment malfunction brings the operation to a halt. Meanwhile, James Harness collapses and Jimmy Dorsey drives a wedge between himself and the crew when he takes on an extra job to earn cash. But hard work late into the night finally hits a pay streak.
S01 E06Jan 22, 2011
Gold Fever Jan 22, 2011 The miners' futures are on the line at Porcupine Creek. After 80 days, the miners are behind schedule, and the Hoffmans have run out of money and deliver the crew an ultimatum: find $10,000 worth of gold in the next two days, or the families have to head home to Oregon. Meanwhile, after Dorsey struggles with the wave table, tensions flare and fists fly.
Season 2Discovery | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Oct 29, 2011
Twist of Fate Oct 29, 2011 The Hoffmans have to find gold and fast. The crew arrives in Porcupine Creek reinvigorated and in record time, they are on the gold. But just they celebrate their best clean out ever, "Dakota Fred" returns and drops a bombshell on Todd, Jack and crew.
S02 E02Nov 5, 2011
Virgin Ground Nov 5, 2011 The Hoffman crew heads north to the Klondike in a desperate bid to find a new claim and salvage their mining season. 16-year-old Parker Schnabel takes over the Big Nugget Mine, while Dakota Fred gets a new start at Porcupine Creek.
S02 E03Nov 12, 2011
Family Feud Nov 12, 2011 Jack and Todd go head to head over how to set up their new claim. At Porcupine Creek, Dakota Fred rips out the wash plant and finds gold that he forced the Hoffmans to leave behind. At Big Nugget mine, Parker continues to hit pay dirt.
S02 E04Nov 19, 2011
Slippery Slope Nov 19, 2011 The Hoffman crew confronts the permafrost that lies between them and the gold. As the Dakota Boys set up their new wash plant, Fred pushes his son too hard and Dustin storms off. Parker faces a breakdown that leaves his mining season at a stand still.
S02 E05Nov 26, 2011
Drill or Die Nov 26, 2011 A crew rebellion forces Todd Hoffman to dig test holes on the claim. The tension mounts as they wait to see if they're sitting on a gold-rich paystreak or about to go bust. Then, Fred is forced to abandon mining as floods in North Dakota destroy his home.
S02 E06Dec 3, 2011
Lovestruck Dec 3, 2011 The Hoffmans are finally on the gold, but a new love threatens to derail mechanic James Harness right when the crew needs him most. Desperate for pay dirt, Parker bulldozes a dangerous road up the side of a mountain and Fred returns to Porcupine Creek after facing the loss of his North Dakota home.
S02 E07Dec 10, 2011
Gold At Last Dec 10, 2011 The Hoffmans realize they could be losing thousands of dollars of gold out of the end of their sluices and they are forced to tear apart the wash plant and rebuild. In his quest for virgin ground at Smith Creek, Parker turns into a lumberjack to get back on the gold.
Season 3Hulu | Discovery | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Oct 27, 2012
Million Dollar Season Oct 27, 2012 Loaded with bonus footage, production facts and tweets. Todd doubles down with two claims, twice the crew and twice the gear. Dakota Fred's glory hole is thought to contain millions in gold. Parker hires a new crew and sets his sights on new land.
S03 E01Oct 26, 2012
Million Dollar Season Oct 26, 2012 This season someone hits the motherlode. Todd doubles down with two claims, twice the crew and twice the gear. Dakota Fred's glory hole is thought to contain millions in gold. Parker hires a new crew and sets his sights on new land.
S03 E02Nov 2, 2012
The Wrong Claim Nov 2, 2012 Dave faces disaster when he finds his new claim is un-minable. Todd is thousands of dollars in the hole and the 1000 ounce goal looks impossible. The Dakota boys face the threat of historic floods and Parker desperately needs to secure new ground.
S03 E02Nov 3, 2012
The Wrong Claim Nov 3, 2012 Dave faces disaster when he finds his new claim is un-minable. Todd is thousands of dollars in the hole and the 1000 ounce goal looks impossible. The Dakota boys face the threat of historic floods and Parker desperately needs to secure new ground.
S03 E03Nov 10, 2012
Secret Weapons Nov 10, 2012 Todd does a deal on a new gold-rich claim to get Dave's crew back in action.The Dakota boys hire new miners and one is quickly terminated. Todd junks his old wash plant, and replaces it with the new Super-Trommel, and Parker sets an unprecedented goal to get $40,000 worth of gold in his first week.
S03 E03Nov 9, 2012
Secret Weapons Nov 9, 2012 Todd does a deal on a new gold-rich claim to get Dave's crew back in action.The Dakota boys hire new miners and one is quickly terminated. Todd junks his old washplant and Parker sets an unprecedented goal to get $40,000 worth of gold in his first week.
Season 4Hulu | Discovery | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Oct 26, 2013
South America - Peruvian Gold Oct 26, 2013 Turf wars with local miners present challenges in the Season 4 premiere.
S04 E02Nov 2, 2013
South America - Chilean Gold Nov 2, 2013 The crew prospect on a remote beach in Chile.
S04 E03Nov 9, 2013
South America - Guyanese Gold Nov 9, 2013 After striking out in Chile and Peru, the Hoffman crew, short on time and money, set their sights on finding gold in Guyana's jungles.
S04 E04Nov 16, 2013
South America - The Frozen North Nov 16, 2013 Parker Schnabel leaves home to start his own operation; in Alaska, the Dakota boys look for the source of the gold in Porcupine Creek.
S04 E05Nov 23, 2013
South America: Ends of the Earth Nov 23, 2013 The production crew follows the miners on their dangerous quest for gold as they traverse treacherous mountain passes, unstable riverboats and a fast flowing river.
S04 E06Nov 30, 2013
Gold Rush Season 4 Episode 6 Nov 30, 2013 Todd gets a shock when he returns to Guyana; Parker seeks advice from his grandfather when faced with mutiny; the Dakota Boys believe they will get a large payout.
Season 5Hulu | Discovery | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Oct 18, 2014
New Blood Oct 18, 2014 Returning for Season 5 is Parker, who proved himself in his rookie season mining the Klondike when he brought in over 1,000 ounces of gold worth $1.4 million. This time around, he's set a lofty goal to double his take.Todd is also back after hitting rock bottom in the jungles of Guyana, South America, where he lost his land, most of his money, and ultimately his crew.Finally, Tony aka "The Viking," and his team return after buying a $1 million, 75-year-old floating gold dredge he hopes will be his ticket to wealth.
S05 E03Nov 1, 2014
Golden Boy Nov 1, 2014 Parker fights with the crew about running at night; Tony twists an important steel frame on the dredge; Todd, Jack and Thurber work on their first clean up.
S05 E04Nov 8, 2014
Viking Ship Nov 8, 2014 Todd is forced to sell his gold to get the mining equipment he needs.
S05 E05Nov 15, 2014
Hard Bargain Nov 15, 2014 Dave agrees to work with the Hoffman crew; Tony has a close call; Parker and Rick fight.
Season 6Hulu | Discovery | Rent or Buy
S06 E01Oct 17, 2015
Blood, Sweat and Gold Oct 17, 2015 As a new mining season begins, Parker gets off to a disastrous start when he loses key crew and Tony orders him off his claim. Todd sets a massive goal for the season and Tony reveals big plans to expand his operation.
S06 E02Oct 24, 2015
Gold Ship Oct 24, 2015 Tony finally succeeds in getting his 75-year-old dredge mining for gold; Grandpa John is rushed to the hospital.
S06 E03Oct 31, 2015
Moving the Monster Oct 31, 2015 Todd encounters big issues as he attempts to move his 50 ton washplant. Tony's dredge finally starts producing gold. Parker piles on the pressure and it proves to be too much for one of his young crew members.
S06 E04Nov 7, 2015
Grandpa's Golden Advice Nov 7, 2015 Todd's attempt to deal with a mountain of tailings pits him against his son Hunter. Tony's dredge takes a hit as he puts a rookie winchman in the hot seat. Parker seeks advice from his Grandpa as he struggles to save his season.
S06 E05Nov 14, 2015
Jack's Gold Shack Nov 14, 2015 As Parker's frustration boils over, he must look at his own attitude; at Eureka Creek, Tony Beets gets hands-on with his creaking 1938 gold dredge.
S06 E06Nov 21, 2015
Treasure Island Nov 21, 2015 At McKinnon Creek, Todd Hoffman and his crew are doing their utmost to extract 2700 ounces of gold, but the pressure is beginning to get to them.
Season 7Hulu | Discovery | Rent or Buy
S07 E01Oct 15, 2016
Miracle on the Mountain Oct 15, 2016 Todd Hoffman takes the biggest gamble and turns his back on guaranteed gold in the Klondike. Tony Beets expands his empire, buying a huge second dredge. Parker Schnabel starts his new season without his grandfather & mentor.
S07 E02Oct 22, 2016
Eye in the Sky Oct 22, 2016 Todd Hoffman has his back against the wall when his new Oregon mine fails to deliver. Parker Schnabel’s new $600,000 washplant breaks down on its first start-up and Tony Beets takes to the sky to check up on his children.
S07 E03Oct 29, 2016
Frankenstein Machinery Oct 29, 2016 Todd returns to the Klondike to collect Monster Red while Parker confronts tough negotiator Tony over royalties and receives a shock offer.
S07 E04Nov 5, 2016
Mutiny Nov 5, 2016 Todd finally finds good gold at his new High Bar mine. Parker gives his foreman Rick his own operation and when Tony and Minnie decide to cut the dredge crew’s pay, a key crew member calls it quits.
S07 E05Nov 12, 2016
Misery on the Mountain Nov 12, 2016 Todd battles to get the 50oz of gold he needs to keep his High Bar mine open. Tony brings all his children together to get his Paradise Hill claim up and running. Parker is furious at a series of human errors which cost him thousands of dollars.
S07 E06Nov 19, 2016
No Crane, No Gain Nov 19, 2016 Todd Hoffman moves his entire operation and starts to run paydirt at a new mine. Parker Schnabel is flooded out and Tony Beets’ ancient dredge hits a record gold.
Season 8Discovery | Rent or Buy
S08 E01Oct 14, 2017
Wagers and Wars Oct 14, 2017 Parker and Todd go head to head as they lay down the exact same gold-weight goal for their season, whilst Tony Beets fires up his second ancient dredge.
S08 E02Oct 21, 2017
Blizzards and Bullets Oct 21, 2017 A rogue gunman fires shots at the Hoffman crew; frozen ground destroys Parker Schnabel's dozers; Tony Beets starts to tear apart his 500 ton dredge.
S08 E03Oct 28, 2017
The Viking vs. the Mechanic Oct 28, 2017 Todd interferes with son Hunter's wash-plant, pushing their relationship to a breaking point. Parker battles to maneuver a 150 foot super conveyor and Tony desperately needs dredge #1 to deliver gold but frozen ice may derail his plans.
S08 E04Nov 4, 2017
The Curse of the Fairplay Mountains Nov 4, 2017 When Todd Hoffman's water supply gets ruled illegal, Freddy comes up with a plan to save the day. Tony undertakes a $600,000 upgrade of Dredge 1.
S08 E05Nov 11, 2017
Son Dethrones Father Nov 11, 2017 While Parker Schnabel fights rising floodwaters to save his cut, Hunter Hoffman makes a bold decision shut down his operation and his father's.
S08 E06Nov 18, 2017
Colorado Strikes Back Nov 18, 2017 Todd shuts down his operations to support Freddy Dodge as he pleads with the county commissioners to allow him to mine his claim; Kevin has bad news.