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Ghost Town California

Ghost town guide to California. Visit the abandoned towns of California's past.

Ballarat Ghost Town
A ghost town just outside Death Valley.

Bodie State Historic Park
It's one of the best-preserved ghost towns in the western United States, once home to more than 10,000 gold-seekers, a wild, wide-open gold mining town that some thought even God had forsaken. These days, it's preserved in a state of arrested decay.

Bodie in Pictures: Scenes of the Old West
A viritual visit to Bodie, a ghost town in arrested decay.

Calico Ghost Town
Silver and borax mining town west of Los Angeles.

Cerro Gordo Ghost Town
1870s silver mining town. A number of buildings are still standing.

Chloride City
In Death Valley.

Chrysopolis Ghost Town
Abandoned in 1960. A few remains.

Leadfield
Site of Lead and Copper Mines.

Locke
A Chinese ghost town in the Sacramento River delta.

Montgomery City
A short-lived town near Bodie.

Rhyolite Ghost Town Pictures
Pictures of a well-preserved ghost town on the California/Nevada border

Skidoo
One of several ghost towns near Death Valley.

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