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A ghost town with real character, the town of Rhyolite was founded in 1904 due to what many believed to be a rich strike of ore, but alas, was not meant to be.
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Off Highway 374, Death Valley National Park, Beatty, NV 89003
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+1 775-482-7800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here on way to Death Valley, was a bit disappointed really. Was expecting more apart from a couple of ruins.

Thank epic9990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are historic photos displayed showing the people who lived here in 1907. A vibrant, bustling town and then look at the buildings in front of you. You can walk among the ruins - and imagine. It made me wonder....I have been to other ghost...More

Thank Grammy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always wanted to visit this place. The classic what I call ghost guardian angel that stands by the bicycle has always intrigued me. It appears to me to be an angelic presence that looks over wanderers and travelers out in the ghost town, helping...More

1  Thank VAMPLIFIED
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here on our way from Death Valley to Las Vegas. There aren’t many buildings left but I’m glad we stopped off and if you’ve never been to a Ghost Town I would recommend it.

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know places like this existed and really appreciated that in many spots it was possible to snoop around and get close to what is left of the town. It's almost a shame to say too much and ruin the surprise. Check out the...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This ghost town near the eastern edge of Death Valley was once a thriving mining town, but that was long ago. Now there are ruins of several buildings, a cemetery and abandoned streets -- more than in most ghost towns. It's a short drive from...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I have visited Rhyolite ghost town a number of times down the years and was lucky enough to go again this year. True, some of the buildings are now nothing more than a few bricks, but the ghostly structures like the old schoolhouse are quite...More

2  Thank binthere-dunit
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting stop off of your on your way between Death Valley and Beatty. I wouldn’t especially go out of my way to see it on its own.

1  Thank RCKat
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The visit to Rhyolite was fun!! I was a little uneasy walking around because of the signs warning visitors of rattlesnakes. It’s hard to imagine this small town was home for 5000 plus people. The bottle house and the rusty pickup truck was my favorite!!!

1  Thank petlady672018
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My aunt was married here in 1959. She was living in Trona, CA at the time. Returned with my cousin to see the scene of the wedding. Not too much remaining today, except for a "Bottle House," and the Railway Depot. The railroad tracks are...More

1  Thank Karl B
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Meggilslv
30 January 2017|
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Response from Long-Rider53 | Reviewed this property |
Rhyolite is a Ghost Town, in ruins. Stagecoach Inn & Casino In Beatty just down the road, has a Dennys. Other restaurants are along the way.
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