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Nelson Cutoff Road of HWY 95S, Nelson, NV
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All reviews ghost town old cars colorado river an hour general store gold mine down the road interesting things walk around take pictures old school enjoyed our visit most places the barn this place is amazing highly recommend a visit bullet holes
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

In this part of Nevada this a must see on my list. This is an awesome little ghost town filled with history and wonderful things to explore and see. They have mine tours and kayak and canoe rentals. They do ask for you to check...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ECastaneda
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This place is out in the middle of no where but it's awesome. I would recommend taking the tour it's only 15.00 and totally worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ramair69
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We came here because our kayak tour guide mentioned it to us. This town does have life. This is more of an outdoor museum. there is definitely an abandoned mine on site. Time does stand still here with all the cool old cars , buildings,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ericD6111JL
Reviewed September 22, 2018

It is a little difficult to describe this place, It is kind of a blend of replicas of old west buildings with a junk yard, with someone having fun with old vehicles. Our party of six had mixed reviews: some were impressed with the old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kswismer
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is probably one of my most fun treks outside Vegas. Close enough to drive but far enough to give you the feeling of something new. I have always been fascinated with Ghost Towns so the proximity made this an easy decision. What I didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank leok647
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We were in Vegas in the dead of Summer, so I decided to head out here at 8am, when it was a cool 95. It's a nice drive in the morning, nary a car on the road. Actually, there was some sort of shoot going...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mikecarp
Reviewed September 18, 2018

this is not "exciting" but was interesting for a nice relaxed hour getting away from the hub bub of Las Vegas. Lots of fun old falling apart cars!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank taili
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Gold Mine tour is terrifically interesting, fun, friendly & humorous. Family members give the tours and that adds a special factor that makes this extra nifty with their loads of knowledge on the history of the area and this location specifically. You'll learn about gold...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fred_TN
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

It's a simple drive from Las Vegas a journey to the Wild West! Great back drop for photos. There is s tour of a gold mine called Eldorado Canyon mine. We took it and the guide Shawna grow up there. She gives a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Johno-Ken
Reviewed August 31, 2018

From Boulder City we drove down Highway 95 south and turned left onto Highway 165. After climbing in elevation for several miles we descended into the canyon area, through the tiny town of Nelson and about a mile later there it was the old Techatticup...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elizabeth R
May 25, 2018|
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Response from scattybitsh02 | Reviewed this property |
I paid in cash because it was only $30 for 2 of us. I'm sure they would take credit or debit cards as some parties are quite large and they have a gift shop where prices vary. Maybe you could call ahead and make sure.
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Teresa K
May 25, 2018|
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I honestly can say that I did not see any dogs walking around. But I don’t see what the problem would be the only thing is you might not be able to take it into the store if you browse around in there. But it won’t take you... More
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Debra G
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Response from jillpaolucci | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no restaurants with in 20 miles.
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