Hunting for Forrest Fenn’s Hidden $2 Million Treasure

This short documentary from Vox video producers Estelle Caswell and Zachary Crockett tells the story of their and many others’ attempts to find a chest filled with two million dollars worth of treasure that was buried in a secret location in the Rocky Mountains by eccentric author and art dealer Forrest Fenn. Read more about Estelle and Zachary’s treasure hunt on

“Sometime between 2009 and 2010 an 80 year old man by the name of Forrest Fenn trekked out into the Rocky Mountains and hid a bronze chest filled with over $2 million dollars worth of treasure. The secret to the location of the treasure is contained within a six stanza poem. Forrest Fenn’s treasure, as it’s come to be known, has captivated men, women, and children around the country and world and has lured many people to the Rocky Mountains in the hopes that they’ll find the gold.”

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