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Pay attention to the signs and make sure your vehicle is appropriate! Once you're past Eureka the road is one track, windy and very rough. That said, the scenery and town are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Wilsthire, UK
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Wilsthire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Pay attention to the signs and make sure your vehicle is appropriate! Once you're past Eureka the road is one track, windy and very rough. That said, the scenery and town are breathtaking.

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Hays, Kansas
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A local merchant recommended this attraction. He told us we could take our personal vehicle (Toyota Highlander) and I would NOT recommend this! Rent a Jeep instead. Ghost town was okay, try to go on a sunny day. We got rained on and at the altitude, it was very cold. If a sunny, warm day it would be a great... More 

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Chino Valley, Arizona, United States
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We drove our truck from Silverton to Anamas Forks with no problem at all. The drive is half the fun, with lots of great scenery along the way. AF itself is a wonderful, beautiful place! Can't wait to go back!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Whenever I take visitors to the Ouray area to go jeeping, I always plan to make a stop at Animas Forks. Where else can you go into 100+ year old buildings from the bygone era of the gold rush days? And I am still amazed that though a couple buildings have been restored/rebuilt for preservation purposes, most others have leaning... More 

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Catoosa, Oklahoma
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Historic old mining town can be accessed from Silverton or by 4x4 up Cinnamon Pass and back down by Engineer Pass. Fantastic trail. Don't forget the camera and make a day of it.

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Talihina, Oklahoma
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Cool area that can be accessed via Silverton without a 4WD. But if you have a Jeep or ORV, it is a great hub for several outstanding trails.

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Georgetown, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Animas Forks is probably the easiest to access mining ghost town in the area. We have been on most of the popular Jeep trails in the area and have actually made this trip in a front wheel drive SUV more than once with no problems (just don't get crazy with your speed and stay away from the big potholes!) It... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Remains of an old Mining town in the middle of beautiful mountain scenery. It is a crossroads of the jeep/ATV trails, We ate lunch on the porch of one of the houses. Usually a ranger present

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Montgomery, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A great meeting place where several trails converage.it is made up of several old building which are maintained for safety but retains the look and feel of "ghost towns" Perhaps as important are bathrooms which are forest service maintained on concrete foundations not Porta potties. There is no running water. Converging trails include, Alpine Loop, Engineer Pass, Cinnamon Pass and... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Ghost town revitalised! Bring your own food and enjoy the old style life of a miner. You'll need an atv or jeep to access this place but it will be worth it. This is sight seeing on its own with no activity but the history will impress

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