The Gold Rush

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A father and son bring a group of greenhorns to Porcupine Creek, Alaska, to mine for gold in this reality series.

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Parker Schnabel and Tony Beets Talk Land Reclamation


What happens to the land after it is mined? Hear about the efforts Tony and Parker make to restore the land to its natural beauty.

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Parker Schnabel Pays Todd Hoffman a Visit
01:47 — Parker heads to McKinnon Creek to sell Todd a dozer and check out his operation.
Five Things About Tony Beets
03:13 — His first love was suger and he loves hugs! This and more on a special video from The Dirt!
Gold Rush Season 7
This season the miners will take on even greater risks in hopes of finding more gold than ever before. It's a sad start for Parker after losing his gr (more…)
Learning to Drive a Gold Dredge
01:53 — Tony Beets' dredge is finally ready to run, but his crew will need to learn how to control it.
Beets Knows Best
02:02 — For the Beets clan, there's one thing more valuable than gold.
Tony Beets Visits Treasure Island
02:09 — When claim owner Tony Beets visits Parker's claim, his advice causes the young mine boss to rethink his plan for the Treasure Island cut.
Tony Beets Finds a New Dredge Captain
03:15 — Tony Beets is ready for Gene Cheeseman to take charge of his Viking ship, but his crew is happy with taking on additional management.
Growing up Schnabel
02:54 — Grandpa John Schnabel has always been a major influence on Parker Schnabel. Let's take a look back at their relationship over the years.
Grandpa Schnabel Has a Heart of Gold
01:39 — Parker Schnabel rushes to the hospital in Anchorage to be with his grandfather as he undergoes heart surgery.
Biggest Hoffman Gold Cleanup Ever
01:41 — With over 1.2 million dollars worth of gold already mined this season, the Hoffman crew perform their biggest gold clean up ever--a whopping 217 ounce (more…)
Resurrecting the Beast
01:52 — For the first time in nearly three decades, the tailings conveyor will be brought back to life.
Tony Beets Dredge Triumph
01:57 — There’s ice on the ground, but that won’t stop Tony Beets from making the final breakthrough with his dredge.
Treasure Island
01:28 — Parker and Rick are hoping a slim cut of land dubbed "Treasure Island" will be worth the time spent digging it up.
Gold 101 With Freddy Dodge
02:20 — How do you find different kinds of gold? Join expert Freddy Dodge in Jack's gold shack to find out.
The Motorcycle Behind the Mustache
01:49 — Get a glimpse into the life of Jim Thurber: the miner, the fisherman, and the motorcycle enthusiast.
Ask Grandpa: Making Your Marriage Last
02:54 — After 65 years of marriage, John Schnabel has learned a few things. Plus, tips from Grandpa on keeping your family close and staying healthy.
Dozer Dave's D11
02:10 — It’s the biggest dozer we've ever seen on Gold Rush. Find out what it takes to drive a D11 from Dozer Dave himself.
Is Rick Ness Gone for Good?
01:49 — Tensions are running high between Parker Schnabel and his crew. Will his foreman, Rick, and Parker be able to put the past behind them, or is Rick gon (more…)
Parker and Todd Have It Out On 'The Dirt'
01:42 — This season, the competition between Parker and Todd got all too real. This particularly heated discussion on 'The Dirt' captures their rivalry perfec (more…)
John Schnabel Tribute
03:08 — Remembering a great grandfather, father, gold miner and friend. February 11, 1920- March 18, 2016
No Regrets for Tony and Minnie Beets
01:55 — Tony and Minnie speculate about what their lives would have been like if they stayed in their Netherlands hometown for the past 40 years.
Who's the Best Shot?
03:08 — The Beets decide who is the best shot in the family once and for all. Will it be Tony, Minnie, or one of the kids?
4 Things You Didn't Know About Chris Doumitt
02:44 — You know Chris Doumitt is a badass operator..but did you know he's a wine connoisseur?
Season 4: Gold Rush: Season 4 Trailer
00:30 — The season premiere breaks ground in 3 countries. The Hoffman crew moves their operation to the hostile Guyana jungle. The Dakota boys need to find a (more…)

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  • Premiered: December 3, 2010
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A father and son bring a group of greenhorns to Porcupine Creek, Alaska, to mine for gold in this reality series. (more)

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