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Seasonal Hunts

The Pilchuck Treasure Hunting Club makes every effort to conduct two seasonal metal detecting hunts each year: a Spring Hunt and a Fall Hunt. Typically, we hold those at Silver Lake's Thornton A. Sullivan Park at Everett, Washington. The third hunt, MayFest, we've gotten away from for a couple of years and we hope to get back to hosting that one soon.  

Spring Hunt

This year is like the previous years: we've set the date for May. For a mere $20 entrance fee, you have a chance to swing your metal detector to find coins, silver, and tokens. The tokens you turn in for the corresponding prize.

Spring Hunt 2024 Announced!
(Paid Club Members Only)

WHERE: Thornton A. Sullivan Park Beach at Silver Lake, Everett, WA (MAP)

DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2024


TIME: The hunt runs from 10:00 - 10:45


FEE: $20.00



  • Find us under a Canopy west of beach

  • Expected to be a rainy day so dress accordingly

  • Please bring three items to plant

  • If you want to help plant the coins, please arrive by 9AM

  • Potluck Lunch bring a dish to pass

  • Club will provide chicken and ???

Past Spring Hunts

2019 Spring Hunt | Pilchuck Metal Detecting | Everett, WA

Fall Hunt


The Frank Lupien Memorial Hunt, named after a founding club member, Frank Lupien, Jr. 

Past Fall Hunts

2021 Fall Hunt | Pilchuck Metal Detecting | Everett, WA


We strive to host this weekend-long event in late May and it includes multiple metal detecting hunts, camping, eating, raffles, and other competitions. Metal Detectorists from all over the Pacific Northwest region participate.

2016 MayFest | Pilchuck Metal Detecting | Everett, WA
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