Watch Gold Rush: Parker's Trail

In this reality series, the star of the original Gold Rush series sets off on a journey on some of the most dangerous gold-rush trails in the world. In the series' first season, it was the Klondike Trail, and in the second season, it's a jungle trail in South America.

Friday 9:00 PM et/pt on Discovery Channel
3 Seasons, 19 Episodes
March 31, 2017
Adventure, Drama, Nature, Reality
7.2/10
Cast: Paul Christie, Parker Schnabel, Karla Ann, Sam Brown
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Gold Rush: Parker's Trail Full Episode Guide

  • 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.

  • 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. Then, Dave's entire season comes down to 24 hours and a bold risk that threatens to shut down his operation.

  • Toxic mercury used by miners in a remote village prompts Parker to build a retort to prevent the dangerous fumes from spreading, but a surprise flash flood may prevent him from returning to the village.

  • Parker and his crew help a local family mine in the highlands, but a devastating landslide means they witness the harsh realities of living in this remote paradise.

  • 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.

  • Parker flies in a restored Avenger warplane on his journey to retrace his grandpa John's experience during WWII and the team assembles with a new recruit to replace Rick Ness on the expedition.

  • After narrowly escaping the jungles of Guyana, South America, Parker and his crew reunite to reveal many untold stories of all the the deadly wildlife, physical ailments, extreme weather, and jaw-dropping experiences of their mining adventure.

  • Parker, Rick, Karla, and Sam have crossed Guyana and set up their own gold mine in Marudi, the heart of a modern-day gold rush. But their dreams of jungle gold are derailed by a local land dispute that threatens to turn violent.

  • Parker and his team arrive in Marudi, the epicenter of a twenty first century gold rush. They have just two weeks to find a claim get the equipment they need to set up a jungle operation and mine for Guyanese gold.

  • Parker and crew are chased by deadly caiman and bitten by piranha. And, their attempt to drag their boat up a waterfall ends in disaster.

  • When an out-of-control water hose injures Parker and local miners refuse to lease him ground, he faces a stark choice. Will he stay in the jungle or head home?

  • Against the advice of the locals, Parker and crew head off alone, deep into uncharted jungle, risking encounters with caiman, jaguars, snakes and venomous spiders. They attempt to cross a quarter mile of raging rapids but the current takes hold of Rick.

  • Parker Schnabel is off to mine the gold-rich jungles of Guyana, South America, and learn from the locals. But his foreman, Rick, is about to drop a bombshell.

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