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Vulture Ghost town

We live in Arizona and have for a few years. Our hobby is to visit ghost towns and vacant... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
David Swearengi... S
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Alta Loma, California
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Step Back in Time

Fun and informative trip. It was like stepping back in time to see the old buildings and mining... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Apwa1968
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Dothan, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The scenic drive to this location is worth almost as much as the self-guided tour. The vulture mine tour gives you a good look at how hard it was for the minors of the 1863 era, the living conditions of the time and the equipment...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

This is a really cool old gold mine. Lots of history here with artifacts from the old days. Well worth the $10.00 admission fee.

1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We went to the Vulture Gold mine expecting more than we should have. The tour was self guided. You pay $10 Monday through Friday for the walking tour of the facilities. On the weekend there is a guided tour for $15. You receive a map...More

2  Thank Arnold B
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Very interesting and the guide knew what she was talking about. She was very knowledgeable in history, mining and gold recovery. It was a good tour and we would recommend it to even the seasoned geologist.

1  Thank skierVail_Colorado
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

We live in Arizona and have for a few years. Our hobby is to visit ghost towns and vacant buildings. Vulture is an abandoned ghost town but privately owned. You need to make reservations to have the owner open up the gate so you can...More

4  Thank David Swearengi... S
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Fun and informative trip. It was like stepping back in time to see the old buildings and mining equipment. It is worth the short drive there.

1  Thank Apwa1968
Reviewed May 11, 2016

A good place to visit to learn about the old west and gold mining. Call to make sure that the tour is running that day. Tour stops during the summer time for the hot weather.

1  Thank jodysternat15
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Our group of sol and single travelers really enjoyed the informative and unique commentary by a very entertaining and knowledgeable guide. Both young and old should not miss this tour. Easy walking but sun protection is a must.

2  Thank Andrea52501
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Seriously, it is only open on Saturday's at 9:30 am and the gates close again at 10:00 am. It would be nice if it is an "attraction" to be open more. Wasted time & effort.

4  Thank nvrenuf379
Reviewed June 27, 2015

I'll admit to being fascinated by ghosts (and, I suspect, the Special Effects techs) on TV shows. I have had some experiences that I can't explain and don't really want to. But as I toured this ghost town on the way to the long closed...More

3  Thank Linda T
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