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- Calico Ghost Town
36600 Ghost Town Road, Yermo, CA 92398
760-254-2122 Rating & Comments
This authentic silver mining town lives on as one of the few
original mining camps of the Old West. Admission is $6.00
for adults, $3.00 for youth and free for children 5
& under. South on I-15 about 2 1/2 hours from Las Vegas.
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- Kelso, CA
35 miles SE of Baker on Kelbaker Road.
760-252-6108 Rating & Comments
Very few original buildings remaining in Kelso but the Kelso train depot has been restored and is open daily (except Christmas Day), 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. It's former dormitory rooms contain exhibits describing the cultural and natural history of the surrounding desert.
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- Nelson, NV
Colorado River, south of Hoover Dam
702-291-0026 Rating & Comments
Nelson is located in the El Dorado Canyon and is also the home of the historical Techatticup Mining Camp. The Techatticup was most successful mine in Southern Nevada, mining millions of dollars in gold, silver, copper and lead throughout the years.
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- Oatman, AZ
Rating & Comments
About 135 miles from Las Vegas on old route 66 in Arizona.
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- Rhyolite, NV
4 miles west of Beatty, Nevada on HWY 374
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Rhyolite sprung up in 1905 after the discovery of gold in the area. The population rose to an estmated 10,000 to become one of the largest cities in Nevada, but by 1919 in was a ghost town.
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