Ghost Town Explorers

 

Updated on December 30, 2014

Updated Death Valley National Park So much history and places to hike and explore.
1-2-3, Contact (Mine) Neat little mine site.
New Ah-Ooo-Gah Mine Get the lead out at this Death Valley mining camp.
Anza Borrego Slot Canyon A fun little mud canyon.
Ashford Mine & Mill Come to Death Valley for the Mine's, stay for the flowers!
Baby Gauge Railroad Hike a historic borax railroad.
Ballarat Located in beautiful downtown Panamint Valley.
BB Mine & Mining Camp It's a butt kicker of a hike to this mining camp.
Big Four Mine When visiting this site, beware of the Panamint Desert Bear!
Bird Mines These desert mines are for the birds!
Birthday Canyon Petroglyphs   Where the Big Horn Sheep once roamed
Butterfield Stage Station A cool stage stop we spotted out in in a cow pasture.

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Calico Ghost Town By popular demand.
Carlyle Mine We discovered that this mine was actually worked by MINORS!
Cecil R Mine A little known Mine out in Panamint Valley.
Cerro Gordo Throw the tranny in low, we're going to Cerro Gordo!
Charlie's Long Lost Mine Another lost desert mine found. 
Cheap Beer Mine This mine was named after a fine American Cheap Beer. 
Chloride City Perhaps the earliest Death Valley mining site.
Corona Mine Yo Bud's, a BEER MINE!
Crater No smoking allowed here!
Crosscut Mine This mine is just plain gross !
Darwin The Rodney Dangerfield of Ghost Towns, this place just doesn't get any respect!

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Death Valley Army Camp Lost Death Valley Army Camp found.
Death Valley Railroad A great historic Mountain Biking trail. 
Desert Cabins Just a few of the many desert cabins we have found.
Desert Mine Adit Mine Exploring in a historically significant mine tunnel.
New Fat Hill Tramway, Part 1 Lets hike the Fat Hill Tram, it's only 5000 feet up!
Frank's Mine & Jake's Cabin A rarely visited desert mining district.
Gold Hill Mill An odd desert gold mill.
Heffer Harbor What were they trying to say? a Indian petroglyph site.
Ibex Mining Camp It's gold mine, no it's a talc mine, no it's two taste treats in one!
Inyo Mining Camp This ol' Death Valley Mine is worth a visit.
Indian Mine A neat little mining site in a scenic but forgotten canyon.
Indian Leader & Ill-Eagle Mines Two marginal mine sites of limited historical value to explore.
Leadfield Death Valley ghost town, said to be a scam put forth by a mining promoter, but was it really?

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Lookout City, the  Minnietta Mine, Modoc Mines Slip the transfer case into 4WD, (it's the lever on the right marked 4WD) cause we're heading up the Nadeau "Shotgun" Road to a mining camp situated on top of Lookout Mountain.
Lookout City to Darwin Road Hiking the old lost road from Darwin to Lookout City.
Lost Burro Mine This eerie little  Death Valley Mining Camp is cursed.
Lost Death Valley Mine After years of searching by many, we finally found it!
Lost Desert Gold Mine Let's hike to a desert mine that's been lost in time.
Lotus Mine Mine exploring at a modern desert mining camp.
New Mailbox Canyon Mine A hike to a cool placer mining camp.
New Mission Impossible Mine Your mission is to bring this mining camp back to life and save a hot model.
Morning After Mine A scenic hike to a interesting mining camp.
Mojave Desert Mine Exploring, Part 1 Exploring historic East Mojave Desert Mines.
Mojave Desert Mine Exploring, Part 2 More historic East Mojave Mining Camps.
Mojave Road Let's head west in our 4x4 Wagons down the Old Government Road
Panamint City This place was so bad that Wells Fargo refused to serve it!
Panamint Pomegranate Mine Forget gold, forget silver, forget the 401K, there's pomegranate's in them thar hills! 
Panamint Valley Onyx Mine Gone, but not forgotten!

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Panamint Whiskey Mine Where the Indians played their tubas, and the White Man drank his whiskey.
Pisgah Lava Tubes Ouch! that lava is sharp!
Perseverance Silver Mine This remote mine dates back to the 1860's.
Pictograph Palace A cool little desert Indian rock art painting site.
Providence Saddle up Hoss, we're gonna check out the "Bonanza" King!
Queen of Sheba Mine A remote Death Valley Mine.
Reilly Possibly the first planned community in Inyo County.
Reward Mine This ghost features its own airport.
Rosalie An easy to get to ghost town.
Saddle Rock Mine A early Skidoo find.
Saline Valley Lost This place gave me the creeps! You know the feeling, kinda like having to sit through a chick-flic.
Salt Springs Mining District Interpretive signs added to this historic site by the BLM really help to teach modern desert explorers about this interesting historic area.
Scallywag Mine Another remote Death Valley Mining Camp found!
Secret Mining Camp #1 A Top Secret neat old mining camp.
Seldom Seen Slim's Peak Named after a Panamint Valley Prospector.
Skidoo Where the bad guys are hung.
Spur of the Moment Mine Forget the best laid plans and throw caution to the wind! Leave the spare tire at home and head out on the Spur of the Moment. 
South Park Mining District The mines in Pleasant Canyon and South Park Canyon include the Ratcliff (Clair Camp), World Beater, and many others, but beware, not all 4x4's make it out alive.
Snow Canyon Mining District This Argus Mountain Mining District makes for some interesting exploring.
Tarantula & Morning Glory Mining Camps There's Tungsten in them thar hills....yea....so....
Tin Camp A secluded little ghost town.
U2 Joshua Tree Have you found what you are looking for ?
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Wall Street Mill A cool historical little known mill site.
Waucoba Mining District Check out this Saline Valley Mining District where the miners discovered hot springs and babes are better than mining.
Wildrose Canyon Murder Death Valley Prospector's story.
Wildrose Charcoal Kilns Before there was Kingsford, Wildrose provided the charcoal needed for the barbeques of Inyo County!