Calico, CA This former silver-mining town in Southern California peaked in the 1880s, but started declining when the price of silver dropped in the 1890s. It was a ghost town by 1907. The town’s restoration began in the 1950s, under the direction of Walter Knott, of Knott’s Berry Farm fame. Today, Calico is a San Bernardino County Park, but you can still see one-third of Calico’s original buildings.

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Calico, CA This former silver-mining town in Southern California peaked in the 1880s, but started declining when the price of silver dropped in the 1890s. It was a ghost town by 1907. The town’s restoration began in the 1950s, under the direction of Walter Knott, of Knott’s Berry Farm fame. Today, Calico is a San Bernardino County Park, but you can still see one-third of Calico’s original buildings.

There are more ghost towns in Nevada than towns occupied by the living. By that count, it would take you years, if not a lifetime, to explore all the ghost towns in the state. If you want to whittle that task down to something more manageable, here are 6 awesome spots to get started.

Travel guide to Nevada’s best ghost towns

There are more ghost towns in Nevada than towns occupied by the living. By that count, it would take you years, if not a lifetime, to explore all the ghost towns in the state. If you want to whittle that task down to something more manageable, here are 6 awesome spots to get started.

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Terlingua, Texas Ghost Town was a Mercury mining town until 1946. Not long after, the town was abandoned. An amazing cemetery remains in one of the darkest spots in the US. Great for photographing the Milky Way and a little spooky Kelly DeLay Photography

Terlingua, Texas Ghost Town was a Mercury mining town until 1946. Not long after, the town was abandoned. An amazing cemetery remains in one of the darkest spots in the US. Great for photographing the Milky Way and a little spooky Kelly DeLay Photography

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