GHOST TOWN INDEX



CALIFORNIA GHOST TOWNS

ASHFORD MINE
A picturesque mining camp in Death Valley
BALLARAT
A ghost town just outside the southern end of Death Valley.
BARKER RANCH
An abandoned ranch and former Manson family hideout
BB MINE
A near pristine mining camp
BELFORT
One heck of an off road trip to a gorgeous ghost town
BENNETVILLE
Located just outside of Yosemite National Park
BENTON
An adorable semi-ghost town
BETTY JUMBO MINE
A fun off road trail to two cool mines
BLOODY CANYON/ LAUREL LAKES
Another off road adventure to a killer mine
BLUE JASMINE MILL
A beautiful old mill
BODIE
CALIFORNIA'S BEST GHOST TOWN!
BRANDY CITY
A beautiful and scenic hydrolic mining town
THE CARDINAL MINE
A great mine with extensive ruins
CERRO GORDO
Inyo County's BEST ghost town
THE CHAMPION SPARK PLUG MINE
Our local favorite
CHINESE CAMP
A picturesque California gold rush town
CHLORIDE CITY AND CHLORIDE CLIFF
A Death Valley site
THE CHEMUNG MINE
Is this place haunted?
CLAIR CAMP
A mining camp in the Panamint mountains
COLUMBIA STATE HISTORIC PARK
Sort of touristy but worth a stop
COYOTE MOUNTAIN/ SALTY PETERSON'S MINE
Another off road adventure to killer views and a mine
DARWIN
A semi-ghost in between Cerro Gordo and Death Valley
DON ALVADORE MINE
A beautiful hike to a mine with an ore cart
DOWNIEVILLE
A beautiful gold rush town with exciting history
DUNDERBERG MILL AND CABINS
The oldest mill in the area and three 100 year old cabins.
EAST SENTRY MINE
A cool mine and camp
EMPIRE MINE
The oldest, largest and richest gold mine in California.
FORT INDEPENDENCE
The first settlement in the Owens Valley
GOLDBELT
A small mining camp in Death Valley
GOLDEN GATE MINE
A very cool old 10 stamp mill and cabins
THE GOLDEN SIREN MINE
Located high in the White Mountains
GREENWATER
Located in Death Valley National Park
HANGING VALLEY MINE
A 4 mile hike to a gorgeous mining camp
HORNITOS
A former rowdy gold rush town on the 49er trail
ILLEGAL ALIEN MINE
A mine with no green card
INDIAN MINE
A picturesque mill in a beautiful canyon in Death Valley
INYO MINE
One of Death Valley's best
JAIL CANYON
A neat mining camp just inside of Death Valley National Park
JORDAN TOWNSITE AND CEMETARY
All thats left of a town destroyed by an avalanche in 1911.
THE KEANE WONDER MINE
One of Death Valley's ghost towns
THE KENTUCK & TIGER MINES
One hell of a hike to an extremely cool mine!
THE KENTUCKY MILL
A 100+ year old 10 stamp mill in working condition!
LA TRINIDAD
A "Lewis death hike" to a killer mill
LOG CABIN MINE
A fascinating site with an almost completly intact mill
LOOKOUT CITY
A ghost town with killer views
LOST BURRO MINE
A mining camp in Death Valley
THE MAY LUNDY MINE
A gorgeous spot for a great mine with extensive ruins
THE MAMMOTH CONSOLIDATED MINE
Our local historic spot
MAMMOTH CITY
The original site of Mammoth
MASONIC
A killer little ghost town with more than meets the eye!
MERCURY MINE
A small one man mine operation
METRO MINE
A mine and camp in Saline Valley
MIDNIGHT MINE
A KILLER mine with lots of surprises
MINARET MINE
A fun backpack trip up to a cool mine
MINIETTA MINE
A cool mine with its history written in the rock
MONOVILLE
The oldest known gold mining site in the Eastern Sierra's
MORNING GLORY MILL
A beautiful old mill
MULE TAIL MINE
A remote mine in Death Valley
MUNSTER MINE
A beautiful 20 stamp mill in the forest
MYSTERY MILL
A mill of a mystery
NEBULA CAMP
A small mining camp with a jacuzzi
NORTH BLOOMFIELD
A really beautiful gold rush town
OPHIR MINE
A gorgeous mine along Kanaka creek
PARAMOUNT MINE
A beautiful location for a mine
PEACEDOVE MINE
One of the coolest mines going!
PERSERVERENCE MINE
A cool mine with ruins and quarts crystals
PINE CITY
Another local site
PINE CREEK MINE
A truly incredible tungsten mine in the Eastern Sierra
QUEEN'S CANYON
Mining area near the California/Nevada border
THE REWARD MINE
A killer mine and extensive ruins
ROSE OF THE INYOS MINE
A cool mine in the Inyo mountains
SECRET MINE CAMP
A cool mining camp with some interesting history
THE SHANNON CANYON MINE
A large mine in the sierras
SIERRA CITY
A gold rush town along the Yuba river
SILVER CITY
A cool ghost town near Kernville
THE SILVERADO MILL
Impressive mill ruins
SKIDOO
A well known Death Valley ghost town
SNOW CANYON
A canyon with multiple mill and mining sites
SOAP CREEK
An abandoned railroad company town
SPUR OF THE MOMENT MINE
A very cool old mine and camp
THE SUMMIT MINE
A grueling hike to a fabulous untouched mine!
THE SWANSEA SALT TRAM
An intact salt tram terminal from the 1800's
THE UBEHEBE LEAD MINE
A lead mine located in Death Valley
VIRGINIA LAKES MINERS CABIN
A quaint miners cabin at a gorgeous lake
WARM SPRINGS
A neat old mining camp and mill
WHITE MOUNTAIN CITY
Rock cabins, corrals, walls, an arrastra and petroglyphs here!

NEVADA GHOST TOWNS

ALPINE
One of the coolest mining camps we've ever explored
AMADOR CITY
A short lived mining town
ATHENS
A small ghost town in Nye county
AURORA
Our favorite Nevada ghost town
AURUM
A neat site with surprises in the cemetery
AUSTIN
A cool semi ghost
BARCLAY
A small railroad semi-ghost town
BASS CAMP
A turn of the century mining camp
BELMONT
An awesome ghost town.
BELMONT MILL
One of the most AMAZING sites in Nevada
BERLIN
Rattlesnakes and other cool stuff
BLACK FOREST
A very cool old mining camp with lots to explore
BLAIR
A ghost town near Silverpeak
BONNIE CLAIRE
A turn of the century camp with three mills
BOVARD
A ghost town/mine with several standing structures
BRISTOL WELLS
A site with great kilns and several buildings
CANDELARIA
A very picturesque ghost town and mine
CARARA
A very cool cement mill near Beatty
CARDINAL MINE
A Very cool site with lots of ruins
CASTLETON
A very cool mill
CENTERVILLE
A small mining camp dating from the 1870s
CHERRY CREEK
A semi ghost with lots of old structures and 3 cemetaries
CLAN ALPINE
The ruins of a beautiful old mill
CLOVERDALE RANCH
An historic stage stop
COLUMBUS
Not much left here
COPPIN'S DUDE GOLD MINE
A mining dude ranch that also bottled their water!
CORTEZ
A ghost town dating back to the 1860s
COW CAMP
A cabin that fits our "Other Adventures" catagory
CRESCENT
Only a mill stack and one rock house still remain today
DELAMAR
An excellent ghost town with many ruins
DELTA MINE
A newer mine with many structures
DIAMONDFIELD
A ghost town with very few remains
DOLLY VARDEN
Not much left here
EAGLEVILLE
A ghost town in the middle of nowhere
EDEN RANCH
Historical ranch in central Nevada
FAY
An itsy-bitsy ghost town on the border of Nevada and Utah.
FLETCHER STATION
A gorgeous oasis near Aurora
GARNET
A real GEM of a ghost town
GILBERT
Not much left at the townsite but lots to see in the general area
GOLDEN
Not much left at this site
GOLDEN ARROW
A site close to Tonopah
GOLDEN EAGLE MINE
A cool site
GOLD HILL
A cool semi-ghost near Virginia City
GOLD HITT
A cool mill and small camp
GOLDFIELD
A cool semi-ghost in western-central Nevada
GOLD POINT
The friendliest ghost town in Nevada
GRAND DEPOSIT
A mining company town with many remaining structures
GRANTSVILLE
A cool site very close to Berlin ghost town
HALEY MINE
Awesome ruins at this mine!
HAMILTON
Very cool ghost town
HARRIMAN
A nearly inaccessable mining camp
HOT CREEK RANCH
A cool ghost town/private ranch
JACKSON MINING DISTRICT
An area covered with mines and cabins
JASPER
An old railroad company town
JEFFERSON
A very cool ghost town with lots of structures to explore
JIM'S CAMP
A silver mining camp with a fascinating history
JUMBO
A site that had a sweet surprise for us
KAISER MINE
A cool little mine and mining camp
KEYSTONE
A small ghost town nearby Tybo
KILLIE CAMP
The site of the original discovery at Spruce Mountain
LEPUS MINE
We've code named this place the "Dead sheep mine"
LITTLE BOSS MINE
A very cool mining camp
LOGAN
A funky ex-hippie ghost town
LONGSTREET MINE
A mine once belonging to an infamous gunfighter
LONGSTREET RANCH
The same infamous gunfighters nearby ranch
LOWER ROCHESTER
A mining camp thats a bit dusty
LUCKY BOY
Nothing left here but tin cans and scorpions!
MANGUM
The lost city of Mangum found?
MARIETTA
A fun little ghost town with tons of mines
MARY MINE
A gold mine and cyanide mill
METALLIC VENTURES TOUR
A FANTASTIC tour of a current mining operation
MICRO-METALS MINE
A small mining operation with a picturesque mill
MILL CANYON
Just like the name implies, a mill in a canyon
THE MINING CAMP FROZEN IN TIME
The name says it all
MOHICAN MINE
This mine rocks!
MOHO
A cool little ghost town in the mountains above Marietta
MONARCH MINE CAMP
A small gold mine with one less swing
MONTEZUMA
An early Nevada ghost town with some cool ruins!
MOREY
A ghost town in picturesque mountains
MORRIS CAMP
A VERY cool mine with lots of ruins to explore
MOUNTAINVIEW
A cool site with a nearby Spanish arrastra
NEVADA NATIONAL MILL
A beautiful 100+ year old mill in great condition
NIVLOC
An interesting gold mine camp
NORTH STAR MINE
A cool mine and interesting tram
OLD CAMP/ORIENTAL
The very old ghost town in southern Nevada
OSCEOLA
A cool ghost town on the Nevada/Utah border
OPHIR CANYON
A KILLER ghost town!
PALMER MINE
A huge mine!
PALMETTO
A small but neat ghost town
PIGEON SPRINGS
A very tiny stamp mill and one lone grave
PINE GROVE
A cool ghost town in central western Nevada
PIOCHE
A great semi-ghost in the eastern part of the state.
POINSETTA MINE
A very cool ghost town
POTOMAC
A later era mining camp
POTOSI MINE
Miles and miles of tunnels to explore
QUEBEC MINE
a cool little mine camp that was a biotch to find!
RED RICHARD MINE
A cool mine with lots to explore
RED ROCK MINE
A very cool mercury mine with lots of ruins
REVEILLE
A very remote ghost town in the central part of the state.
RHYOLITE
The most photographed ghost town in the west!
ROCKLAND
A cool ghost town in central western Nevada
ROUND MOUNTAIN GOLD MINE
A private tour of a world class gold mine operation
RUBY HILL
A gorgeous setting for a ghost town
SHERMANTOWN
Very cool rockwork here
SIEGEL
Not much left here except ghosts
SILVERBOW
A ghost town near the Nellis boarder
SILVERKING
A ghost town located near Pioche
SIMON
A great ghost town with lots to explore!
STANFORD MINE
A cool huntington mill
STARR KING
An abandoned mining company town.
STATELINE
An extensive ghost towns with lots of ruins and a killer mine!
STONEHOUSE
The ruins of stage stop
SUNKIST
The ruins of a small ranch
SUNNY SLOPES MINE
A neat site with a 5 stamp mill
SYLVANIA
A small mining camp
TAYLOR
An old mining town
THUNDER MOUNTAIN MINING CAMP
A mining camp with lots of cool ruins
TIGER MINE
The history of this mine is the writing on the walls
TRANSYLVANIA MILL
A WWII era mill with lots of relics
TREASURE CITY
Gorgeous views and rockwork here
TRIUMPH MILL
A cool mill with lots of milling equipment to explore
TUNGSTEN MILL
A surprise find that turned out to be pretty cool
TUNNEL
A VERY COOL old mining camp
TYBO
A ghost town situated in a scenic part of the Toiyabe forest
VIRGINIA CITY
Kinda touristy but still very cool
WARM SPRINGS
An abandoned hot springs site
WASHINGTON
A ghost town hidden in a beautiful canyon
WHITE CAPS
An extremely cool old mill site

UTAH GHOST TOWNS


COAL CITY
A crumbling ghost town in Carbon county
DEER LODGE
An absolutely beautiful ghost town
DIVIDEND
Pass this one up in person but check out the page anyway
EUREKA
A cool semi-ghost
FRISCO
The COOLEST Utah ghost town!
GOLD HILL
A semi ghost town
GOLDSPRINGS
A cool town site and impressive mill ruins
GRAFTON
A very picturesque ghost town near Zion
IRON TOWN
One of Utah oldest iron mines
JOY
A ghost town close to Topaz Mountain
KNIGHTSVILLE
A mining company town
MODENA
A neat little railroad town
MUTUAL
A coal mining town with some cool ruins
NEWHOUSE
A fun ghost town with definite possibilities
RAINS
A coal mining ghost town with lots of ruins
ROYAL
A coal mining town with extensive ruins
SILVER CITY
A ghost town near Eureka
SILVER REEF
A great ghost town near to St George
SPRINGVILLE
A coal mining ghost town with a cool mill ruins
STANDARD
A coal mining ghost town with lots of ruins
STATELINE
A very cool ghost town!

IDAHO GHOST TOWNS

ATLANTA
Boise Basin's first gold camp
BAYHORSE
MY ALL TIME FAVORITE GHOST TOWN!
BONANZA
A neat ghost town with a love triangle attached to its history
BURKE
A cool ghost town in the Silver Valley
COMEBACK CAMP
A very cool old mining camp
CUSTER
An extensive and scenic ghost town
DELAMAR
A scenic ghost town along the Jordan river
DEWEY
A small ghost town with prosperous beginings
IDAHO CITY
Hands down, the best ghost town cemetery
MURRAY
A rural semi-ghost town with a fascinating history
PLACERVILLE
A charming semi ghost town with a fantastic cemetery
THE POLARIS MILL
A very cool silver mill
ROCKY BAR
A neat and scenic ghost town
SALMON RIVER MINE
An interesting mill near the Salmon river
SILVER CITY
One of the most intact and charming semi-ghosts we've ever visited!
THE SUNSHINE MINE
A vastly successful silver mine with a tragic accident in its history
WALLACE
An entire town that is listed in the historic register
YANKEE FORK GOLD DREDGE
An intact gold dredge

MONTANA GHOST TOWNS


ELKHORN
This place is on our list of MOST FAVORITE ghost towns!
GARNET
A gem of a ghost town


ARIZONA GHOST TOWNS

BUMBLE BEE
A small semi ghost.
CHLORIDE
A semi ghost with several original buildings.
CLEATOR
A fun semi ghost.
CROWN KING
A semi ghost in a beautiful setting.
GRAND GULCH MINE
A copper mine near the north rim of the Grand Canyon.
JEROME
A VERY cool semi ghost town thats alot of fun.
OATMAN
A fun little semi ghost famous for its burros.
STANTON
A neat little privately owned ghost.
VULTURE MINE
A privately owned ghost town that has ALOT to explore!

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