Bodie is one of the most famous ghost towns in California. Located in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains, it was a thriving mining town in the late 1800s but is now preserved in a state of "arrested decay," offering a fascinating glimpse into the past.
Located in the Mojave Desert, Calico was a silver mining town in the 1880s. Today, it's a well-preserved tourist attraction with its historic buildings and Old West atmosphere.
Nestled high in the Inyo Mountains, Cerro Gordo was a silver and lead mining town. It offers a unique experience for visitors interested in the history of mining in California.
Located in the Panamint Valley near Death Valley National Park, Darwin was a mining town known for its tungsten mines. It's a quiet and isolated place to visit, with remnants of its mining past still visible.
Located in the Mojave Desert, Randsburg was a gold mining town in the late 1800s. Today, you can wander its dusty streets and explore the well-preserved buildings that harken back to its Wild West days.