Rise Completes Acquisition of Industrial Land at Idaho-Maryland Gold Project

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – May 23, 2018) –
Rise Gold Corp. (CSE: RISE) (OTCQB: RYES) (“Rise Gold” or the
“Company”) announces it has completed the purchase of 82 acres of
fee-simple land (the “Mill Site Property”) adjacent to the historic
New Brunswick mine shaft. The final payment of US$400,000 was made
in May 2018. Total payments to acquire an undivided 100% interest
in the Mill Site Property were US$1,900,000. Rise Gold has invested
a total of US$3,900,000 for the purchase of private land in Nevada
County, California.

The Company has purchased the Mill Site Property to support the
exploration and future development of the Idaho-Maryland Gold
Project. The Mill Site Property is located adjacent to the New
Brunswick mine shaft. Prior to 1991, the Mill Site Property hosted
a major commercial lumber mill and 55,000 ft of industrial buildings. All buildings have
subsequently been removed. The Property has a leveled area of
approximately 40 acres and a large water-recycle pond which was
constructed in 1988. The pond has a surface area of approximately
3.7 acres and a design capacity of approximately 40 acre-feet.
Records indicate that the pond is lined with a 2 ft layer of clay
and was designed by a registered civil engineer.

Rise Gold Corp. is a significant industrial land holder and owns
175 acres of industrial zoned fee-simple land in Nevada County,
California along with the 2,800 acres of private mineral rights
which encompasses the Idaho-Maryland Gold Project.

About Rise Gold Corp

Rise Gold is an exploration-stage mining company. The Company’s
principal asset is the historic past producing Idaho-Maryland Gold
Mine located in Nevada County, California, USA. The Idaho-Maryland
Gold Mine is one of the United States’ greatest past producing gold
mines with total past production of 2,414,000 oz of gold at an
average mill head grade of 17 gpt gold from 1866-1955. Rise Gold is
incorporated in Nevada, USA and maintains its head office in
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Historic production at the
Idaho-Maryland Mine is disclosed in the Technical Report on the
Idaho-Maryland Project dated June 1st, 2017 and available on


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