Ghost Towns within several hours of Las Vegas

Map of Ghost Towns in the Area

Some Ghost Towns within several hours of Las Vegas.

  • Calico Ghost Town
    36600 Ghost Town Road, Yermo, CA 92398
    760-254-2122      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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  • Chloride
    4940 Tennessee Ave., chloride, AZ 86431
          Chloride is a living ghost town just 4 miles off highway 93 in Northwest AZ 87 miles from Las Vegas.
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  • Kelso CA
    35 miles SE of Baker on Kelbaker Road.
    760-252-6108      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      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
    Oatman, AZ
          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
          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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