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This reality series follows the exploits of various family-run gold mining businesses as they look for the shiny metal in some very inhospitable environments. Through multiple seasons, the series has focused on different companies working in different locales around the world. The series airs on the Discovery cable network.

Gold Rush is a Reality series that is currently running and has 10 seasons (252 episodes). The series first aired on December 3, 2010. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

Gold Rush is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Gold Rush on demand at Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Discovery, Discovery, FuboTV, iTunes online.

Friday 9:00 PM et/pt on Discovery Channel
10 Seasons, 252 Episodes
December 3, 2010
Cast: Paul Christie
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Gold Rush Full Episode Guide

  • The Dakota Boys and their crew face down unprecedented challenges that threaten to end their next mining season before it even starts.

  • Parker, Todd, Tony, and Rick battle the elements, equipment meltdowns, and each other to pull in a staggering $70 million in gold.

  • Parker travels deep into Australia's "Super Pit" gold mine, stakes a new claim and makes a big decision that could change his mining career.

  • Tyler leads Parker to a promising hard rock mine, where they detonate explosives to gauge if the rewards of underground mining justify the risks.

  • Parker makes a gamble on dry-mining equipment to test the gold-rich ground of Western Australia; a case of gold fever proves costly, and Parker nearly loses a team member.

  • Hunting for a huge payday in Tyler's hometown of Sandstone, the team encounters a dangerous new method for extracting gold and Parker must decide if the risk is worth the reward.

  • In an area known to locals as "Hell's Crack," Parker and his team navigate a treacherous river, battle extreme heat and fight machine breakdowns to prospect ground so rich it could hold 100 million dollars worth of gold.

  • Parker tests virgin ground on the Fitzgerald claim and makes a big discovery, but he must gain the trust of the family if he wants to strike a deal.

  • In the legendary Palmer goldfields, Parker and his team encounter a lucrative family-run mining operation and discover dirt far richer than anything they've ever seen in the Yukon. But convincing the family to lease him virgin ground will come at a price.

  • At the end of his season Parker closes in on a record gold total. Rick rolls the dice on a new piece of ground. Tony turns to Hunker Creek for a final score.

  • Rick hits a gold layer that may save his season.

  • Rick confronts his landowners. Tony makes a massive purchase. Parker searches for new ground.

  • The Dakota boys finish out their season with a record gold haul. Parker constructs a mega pond to keep his operation running. Monica races to run newly thawed paydirt that could save the season.

  • As the problems keep mounting up for Rick, tempers fray at Duncan Creek. Parker pushes his crew too hard as he attempts to keep two washplants fed.

  • Parker makes a big move to double his output to bring in more gold. The Beets' face a catastrophe when their remaining operation grinds to a halt.

  • Parker piles up gold and makes a big move. Rick bands his biggest haul of the year.

  • Dustin cleans up with his biggest gold haul, unaware of a deadly situation with Fred. After pulling the plug on his operation, Rick's thrown a lifeline. Dozer Dave hunts for a new lost gold mine. Parker & Tony battle frozen paydirt.

  • Parker gambles big and splits his crew in search of a massive score. Rick calls in a mining legend to save his season. The Beets move heaven and earth to get all three kids bringing in gold. The Dirt returns and the miners answer all the burning questions

  • Parker gambles big and splits his crew in search of a massive score. Rick calls in a mining legend to save his season. The Beets move heaven and earth to get all three kids bringing in gold. The Dirt returns and the miners answer all the burning questions

  • A secret weapon is discussed by Parker.

  • The gold miners of the Yukon put everything on the line in the hopes of striking it rich. With new miners, new claims and new machines, the stakes are higher than ever!

  • The gold miners of the Yukon put everything on the line in the hopes of striking it rich. With new miners, new claims and new machines, the stakes are higher than ever!

  • The gold miners of the Yukon put everything on the line in the hopes of striking it rich. With new miners, new claims and new machines, the stakes are higher than ever.

  • Rick races to get Monster Red running after losing his only way to mine gold. A dangerous storm shuts down Parker's operation. The Beets family push to get Monica's potentially gold-rich cut up and running.

  • The Beets discover what could be the mother lode. Rick faces an impossible decision: mine gold or put together his new washplant. Parker tests his new co-foreman with the claims most important machine.

  • In search of big nuggets, Rick buys a monster washplant. A flood puts Tony's new claim in jeopardy. Parker needs to move Big Red in record time.

  • Parker commands a huge engineering challenge to his team. Rick makes a huge upgrade to his operation. Mike and Monica team-up.

  • Parker has second thoughts about the ground he's mining and his new foreman. Tony makes a drastic decision to move the entire family's operation. Rick's mechanic arrives just at the right moment when he is urgently needed.

  • Rick and his dad fly high into Keno mountains on a treasure hunt. Parker makes a decision about his crew that could determine the fate of his season. Tony checks a spot the old dredges missed and assesses which of his kids might take over one day.

  • Parker bets millions on his crew sluicing in record time and is forced to make a decision when things don't go as planned.

  • Todd and Parker go head to head in a $100k bet over who will get the most gold during the season; and Tony sets sail up the Yukon River to revive his second monster dredge.

  • An extended sneak peek of the all-new season of Gold Rush reveals a crisis in the Klondike forcing the miners in new directions. We go back to the beginning, nine years ago, revealing the pivotal moments that got each man to the crossroads they now face.

  • Rick Ness takes the crew out on the town in Keno to blow off steam; Rick reveals that after Carl's near mutiny they almost came to blows; Parker's co-foremen, Mitch and Brennan, don't hold back when it comes to their boss's attention problems.

  • After Christo and The Dakota Boys hash out bad blood, Fred and Dustin reveal what led to their best gold mining season yet; Parker and crew discuss their brutal final push before winter and unveil the most outrageous machine.

  • The one-of-a-kind Beets family explain why their season's been a struggle and the kids rip Tony for his questionable operating skills; Dozer Dave Turin and foreman Jason Sanchez reveal the truth behind the disastrous start to their all-new season.

  • As the Yukon freezes, Parker Schnabel sets his sights on buying a gold-rich claim in Australia; with the help of third-generation Aussie prospector, Tyler Mahoney, Parker takes his team Down Under in search of ground he can mine year-round.

  • As the world struggles to get back to business, Dave and his team of miners give an exclusive, self-shot glimpse into their lives in isolation as they escalate the hunt for the ultimate symbol of security -- gold.

  • Dozer Dave and Team Turin reveal what the full story behind the catastrophic decision that could end their season early; the Parker's Trail crew explain what went down that led to their rescue by Aussie legend and helicopter pilot known as Magoo.

  • The Parker's Trail crew reveal untold stories about their grueling road trip in Australia; Team Turin discuss Dozer Dave's big end-of-season decision and gurus Freddy Dodge and Juan Ibarra drop gold knowledge.

  • Christo virtually catches up with Parker, Tony, Rick, Dave Turin, and other miners during the quarantine; they reveal how they're doing in this unprecedented time and what it means for their upcoming mining season.

  • To save his mining future and rebuild his team, Rick Ness reunites his crew for a new mission: soup up an old UTV and compete in a 500-mile race across a frozen lake.

  • As Parker's team takes stock of the gold they've found on their epic eight week expedition across Australia, Parker must decide on his own plans for a future, and how the right ground in the Outback might extend his mining season year-round.

  • Parker shocks with a major update about his mining plans, and the Trail Crew joins with new insights from their journey; Rick and Kruse explain their success ice racing and Mitch and family check in.

  • The mine bosses and a couple mystery guests join The Dirt and reveal new details and insight on the 10 seasons of "Gold Rush."

  • Rick reveals major progress about his mining season and gold room ace Karla gives an exclusive look at her quarantine; boat captains from Bering Sea Gold and All on The Line discuss their season.

  • As gold prices hit record highs, Parker, Rick and Tony are set to have their biggest hauls ever; but a global pandemic may end their season before they even begin; with an economy on the brink of collapse, everyone must forge a new path.

  • Parker's quests to find gold in the wild put his survival skills to the ultimate test. He hunts for gold along the freezing Klondike Trail in Alaska, attempts to mine more than Todd Hoffman in South America, and faces extreme danger in Papua New Guinea.

  • Parker reveals new details and insight about his epic gold mining expedition in Papua New Guinea, including a near-death moment. Never-before-seen footage exposes the highs and lows of the trail and one team member makes a surprising revelation.

  • In his final days, Parker's quest to find the motherlode in Papua New Guinea sends him deep into the jungle where he joins locals in a sacrifice to appease the spirits. And one final cleanup and gold weigh determines if he strikes it big in Kuta Village.

  • Driven to find a lost gold mine, Parkers joins forces with the grandson of a legendary gold miner in search of a hidden El Dorado lost since World War II.

  • Parker navigates the volatile and lawless town surrounding Porgera, one of the world's largest and most profitable gold mines, as he and the team try to gain access to the huge gold pit.

  • A sudden landslide rips Parker from his feet while working on a local hard rock mining operation, washing him down a steep mountain and putting the mission in jeopardy.

  • An encounter with a group of machete-wielding locals tests the team's preparedness for the region's dangerous conditions after a grueling jungle trek leads Parker and his team to a network of abandoned WWII tunnels.

  • Sit down with Parker Schnabel, Rick Ness, and Tony Beets as they discuss the biggest moments from this past season of Gold Rush. Then, The Dakota Boys reflect on their wild season and look ahead to what's next.

  • The gold miners of the Yukon are back to put everything on the line in the hopes of striking it rich. With new miners, new claims and new machines, the stakes are higher than ever!

  • Winter has arrived, shutting down Rick's sprinkler system and leaving his cut frozen. Moving Big Red to the new pay dirt he discovered proves difficult for Parker.

  • As Parker closes in on his colossal $7.2 million target, Big Red starts to run out of pay dirt. Rick kicks his operation into overdrive, running 24/7 to reach his season goal. Tony makes a desperate play.

  • Parker closes in on his $7.2-million target, but Big Red, the wash plant, is running out of pay dirt; after weeks of plummeting gold totals, Rick runs every day to stand any chance of reaching his goal; and Tony makes a desperate play.

  • Experts step in to help the miners of Gold Rush with technology, ingenuity and mechanical innovation to find the most prized element in human history.

  • Parker and Mitch go for a boat ride that results in Mitch getting injured. With the parts of the second dredge finally in position, Tony has problems reconstructing it.

  • Parker tasks Brennan to move wash plant Big Red in just 24 hours. One of Rick's crew gets a deadly illness. Wedding bells ring, as Monica Beets gets married.

  • Parker leaves Brennan in charge of one section of the mine, with mixed results. Meanwhile, Rick damages his water pipe with some careless excavation work.

  • Rick discovers he's been losing gold after Freddy Dodge points out a big flaw in his washplant. With his excavator down, Parker risks moving his washplant with a dozer.

  • A desperate Rick is forced to ask Tony for help. Tony hauls the final piece of his million-dollar second dredge from Thistle Creek and prepares to rebuild it.

  • The flu brings Parker's operation to its knees, and it's up to foreman Dean to keep the claim running; Rick's mechanic, Carl, behaves strangely and reveals shocking news; Tony hits rock bottom as his entire operation grinds to a halt.

  • Rick Ness and his father, Rick Senior, battle together to open a new cut; Parker struggles with mechanical breakdowns, and a crew member suffers a terrible injury; Tony races to dismantle the final sections of his million-dollar dredge.

  • Parker battles to save his season when his biggest wash plant collapses. Rick makes a shocking discovery about his gold mining claim and turns to his dad for help. Tony races to finish dismantling his dredge but a crucial piece comes crashing down.

  • Torrential rains hit the Klondike and Parker and Rick battle to save their mining operations from being flooded out. Tony sends son Mike on his first voyage as Captain on his tug the Kid Commando.

  • Rick needs a quick fix from Freddy Dodge to keep his season on track. Parker races to get his second wash plant running, but struggles.

  • New mine boss Rick is buckling under debt, if he's going to prove himself to his crew he needs to get his first gold weigh.

  • To save his season, Rick drafts a Gold Rush vet and former member of team Hoffman. Chasing a record-breaking goal, Parker orders an unachievable goal. Tony and Monica fire up their wash plant as they battle to beat Parker to the gold.

  • Disaster strikes when Rick fires up his washplant for the first time. Parker tries a risky plan to keep the gold coming in and must decide on a new foreman to replace Rick. Tony must transport his tug Kid Commando to the dock for a crucial stability test.

  • Rick hunts for a new washplant with his crew. With Parker's ground frozen he must find a way to mine the gold to pay his deposit to Tony. Tony orders son Kevin to train up a new dredgemaster, but a vital piece gets damaged and brings them to a halt.

  • Rick faces mutiny from his crew of greenhorns. Parker visits his parents for advice and makes a decision that affects the rest of his season. Tony's barge hits trouble on its way back to Dawson to finally begin the rebuild of his second monster dredge.

  • New mine boss Rick gathers together his crew of greenhorns and arrives in the Yukon ready to start his season. Parker and Tony face off over royalties and land access in a confrontation that threatens to end one of their seasons before it's even begun.

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