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. More Information for Calico Ghost Town
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. More Information for Kelso CA
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. More Information for Nelson NV
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. More Information for Rhyolite NV