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Bodie State Historic Park

Bodie Rd., Bridgeport, CA 93517
619-647-6445
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Bridgeport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Ghost Towns
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Driving, Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of the best preserved ghost towns.
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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Bodie is a ghost town. You can walk around, look in the buildings (most locked now but you can look through windows and go in a couple). It looks like everyone left a week ago. The staff are extremely helpful and informative, there's lots of info on the buildings and lifestyle, and you can go on guided tours around the... More

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Overland Park
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This Ghost Town is so fascinating that even my 17 year old son didn't want to leave when our visit was up. Three are tons of old artifacts that have been left exactly where they were by the former residents. However; an extreme word of warning, the last 3-4 miles of road into the park is dirt/gravel and VERY bumpy!!!... More

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Northridge, CA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
83 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Went here on a recent road trip with the wife. We drove like mad people to get there before it closed at 6 PM. We got lucky, the day we got there, they were staying open until 10 PM for some special programs. Check so you will know. Great ghost town! Very interesting. Buy the guide book, it is very... More

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Fontana, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place is well worth the drive if you are traveling in the area. Take the stamp mill tour, it's really interesting!

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have been to Bodie Ghost Town numerous times. It is an adventure you will never forget! Granted, it sits above 8,000 feet elevation but it will amaze you. Every time I have visited Bodie I have learned something new and I find this to be a highlight of my trip into the Sierras. Bodie is located right at the... More

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chagrin falls
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222 reviews 222 reviews
62 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Took 2.5 hours from the Yosemite Valley to get here - but, neat historical gem in the middle of the mountains. Spent 2 hrs roaming the ghost town (would have spent more, but didn't want to get caught there at dusk). The $1 guide book is a must (purchase at gate with admission). Adults $5, kids $3. Watch where you... More

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Lancaster, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our family have been going to Bodie for 25 years and we always find something new. Everyone is so very nice and helpful.

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Sacramento
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Bodie SHP is open from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. but to truly explore and appreciate this journey into the old, wild west, past, you should plan on spending 3 days or more exploring and digging into Bodie's historic past. I have made 4 trips to Bodie and still have not been to the mine. My suggestion before going is... More

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Tehachapi, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This place is really amazing. Very old! But well kept ghost Town. Take your time to see it because there is real history here. It is not commercialized and authentic

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Chicago
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Bodie ghost town site is a nice place to visit the past, but once you've done so, you won't need to return. 10 miles of paved and 3 miles of gravel road CA 270 into the park. Park and walk through old Bodie and enjoy the history. They are building new restrooms at the parking lot which will be... More

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