Rhyolite Ghost TownCurrently Open
- 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.
How to Reach Rhyolite Ghost Town
- Rented Car or Taxi.
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12.21% of people who visit Death Valley National Park include Rhyolite Ghost Town in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rhyolite Ghost Town