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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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All reviews death valley ghost town bottle house last supper art museum its heyday gold rush paved road open air museum house built boom town worth a quick stop old west photo ops lots of history worth the trip interesting place
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great ghost town of old building structures, bottle house, train depot. Too bad it has to be fenced( thanks to those who can't appreciate and preserve these amazing places).

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lin M
Reviewed 4 days ago

You could spend 20min or 2 hours - so much history. The buildings and remnants are fabulous - tons of photo ops for landscape or macro or abstract.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Beth R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cool looking buildings but unfortunately a storm came up, winds over 30mph and it started raining. Will have to come back for some night shots again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Larry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on the way to Death Valley. It was interesting to see the empty and deteriorating buildings, abandoned a hundred years ago. The most fascinating though is the history - an entire mining town whose residents just walked away.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsKA59
Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

We visited the lil ghost town just outside. I’d recommend stopping here if you wanna take more scenic way back to Las Vegas from Death Valley. Town is completely open to wander around. The road from the mountains down to here is so straight and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank clemfandangoh
Reviewed 12 February 2019

A surprisingly upscale ghost town that had it all and was planning on moving into the future well over 100 years ago. The heyday has long passed, but the remnants and the ghosts are still there. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marc B
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

While in Vegas, we did a full day trip to Death Valley. Along the way out to the valley, we stopped at this ghost town. It wasnt too far out of the way and its not everyday to see a original ghost town! Its cool...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 1 February 2019

Worth a quick stop if you are traveling Highway 374 to or from Death Valley, turn off for Rhyolite is just south of Beatty. Only shells of a few buildings left, no good signage or displays. The Bottle House is one of two intact buildings,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 24 January 2019

We stopped here twice actually. Beautiful little town loaded with history. The saloon, the bank, the jail, the open air museum, the cemetery, and the bottle house: all of these places just ooze local history of the gold rush. You can feel what the town...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shleybree
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

Located just outside Beatty this 19000's gold ghost mine area was full of surprises. Worth a few minutes of your time to explore and definitely stop at the unique museum.of sculptures.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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