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“Cute but it was pouring rain” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of St. Elmo

St. Elmo
Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Nathrop
Certificate of Excellence
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Boca Raton, Florida
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cute but it was pouring rain”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012

Long ride from Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort in the pouring rain. Beautiful ghost town worth a visit when the sun is out.

Visited July 2012
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Paw Paw, Michigan
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Ghost town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

St. Elmo is a ghost town that is being restored. It is and old mining town and is very cool. It is a haven for four wheelers and off roaders!!! We hear that up from ST. Elmo is Tin cup pass that is awesome also! Four wheel drive rquired.e

Visited July 2012
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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best part was feeding the chipmunks!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2012

Interesting old buildings, lots of people four-wheeling on the mountain trails. We enjoyed walking down by the creek too. You can buy sunflower seeds to feed the chipmunks, ground squirrels & other small critters there. If you're still enough, they'll climb into your hand to eat.

Visited July 2012
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Loveland, CO.
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“One of the best preserved ghost towns”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

It's bustling during the day with people heading off in many directions to see the beautiful mountains, and when those people are gone, the quiet is almost deafening. It's exactly what we were looking for.

Visited July 2012
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Denver
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172 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A ghost town with real people!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2012

A 20 minute drive from Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort brings you to St. Elmo, the most exciting ghost town you'll ever see. Many of the original buildings on the main street are still standing and some even allow you access to see how life was "back then." The are still people living in some of the outlying homes, so there is a general store still operating as well as a small lodge in a beautifully-restored multi-story building. It's definitely worth the short drive to see this slice of the early days out west.

Visited June 2012
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