Rhyolite Ghost Town

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  • Address: Rhyolite Nevada 89003, Death Valley National Park, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Family And Kids

It is a ghost town which began in early 1905 as one of the several mining camps which sprang up. Gold seekers, developers and miners settled where the desert basin is. By 1920 the town was in ruins and has become a tourist destination since then. The town is named after rhyolite which is an igneous rock. The historic town site is one of the most photographed ghost towns. You will see the souvenir sellers on the roads selling rocks and bottles. The buildings here got converted into casinos, filling stations, museums and the likes depending on the size and structure. Your visit to this town will be a tour to a history class.

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  • Rented Car or Taxi.

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  • Rhyolite Ghost Town Address: Rhyolite Nevada 89003, Death Valley National Park, United States
  • Rhyolite Ghost Town Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Rhyolite Ghost Town: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 11.67% of people who visit Death Valley National Park include Rhyolite Ghost Town in their plan

  • 35.29% of people start their Rhyolite Ghost Town visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Rhyolite Ghost Town

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rhyolite Ghost Town

People normally club together Rhyolite and Goldwell Open Air Museum while planning their visit to Rhyolite Ghost Town.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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