Boise, Idaho – March 21, 2017 – Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc. (the “Company” or “Thunder Mountain”) (TSX-V: THM; OTCQB: THMG) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Paul Beckman as a director of Thunder Mountain Gold.

“We are delighted to have Paul join our Board”, explained Eric Jones, Thunder Mountain Gold President and CEO. “His enthusiasm for the South Mountain Project is unparalleled, and as a member of our Board, Mr. Beckman will add independence to the Board, and representation of a broad shareholder base.  His experience will provide abilities that guide the advancement of our South Mountain Project.”

Mr. Beckman is an entrepreneur and owner of Bella Vista Farms, in Eagle Idaho. Paul serves as Manager and Consultant to the Camille Beckman Corporation where he oversees technology, accounting systems, and daily facility operations.  He currently serves on the Board of the Camille Beckman Foundation, and is the co-owner of two small gold mines in central Idaho.

Paul attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force where he was a Director – Contracting Automation Systems, managing over 150 personnel responsible for Air Force Contracting Systems.  During his service he consolidated two major commands and served as a Missile Launch Officer, Pilot, and Contracting Officer.  Paul earned his M.A., in Administration at Webster College, and a B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Idaho.
Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc, is a U.S. – based exploration company founded in 1935, with direct ownership interest in two U.S. precious and base metal projects. The Company’s principal asset is The South Mountain Project – a zinc-silver-gold project with copper and lead, formerly producing in the 1940`s, and located in southern Idaho`s Owyhee County.  The Company`s Trout Creek Project is a grass roots gold target, drill ready, and located in the Eureka-Battle Mountain trend of central Nevada.  For more information on Thunder Mountain Gold, please visit the Company’s website at www.Thundermountaingold.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the beliefs of management and reflect the Company’s current expectations. The forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions, which could change materially in the future. By their nature, forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is provided as of the date of this press release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required in accordance with applicable laws.

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For further information, please contact:

Thunder Mountain Gold, Inc.

Eric Jones                                                                    Jim Collord
President and Chief Executive Officer                   Chief Operating Officer

eric@thundermountaingold.com                            jim@thundermountaingold.com

Tel: (208) 658-1037                                                      Tel: (208) 658-1037