Season 1 of Gold Rush is the first season of both the show and the miners attempt at striking gold. The season ran from December 3, 2010 to February 25, 2011. In total, the season aired 10 episodes and a single special episode. It was the only season titled Gold Rush: Alaska
- When re-ran, the show is still called Gold Rush: Alaska, even though it was officially changed to just Gold Rush starting with Season 2.