CA Ghost Towns

Hi! My name is Galina. I live in Bay Area, California. My hobby is travelling around the state and discovering ghost towns.

Jun 21, 2018

Rhyolite

Rhyolite I have planned to visit rhyolite for several years, but. unfortunately, it was always too far from the routes I made. This time ghost towns were my focus, so one of the first ones I added to the trip list was Rhyolite.

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Apr 29, 2018

Carrara: Elizalde Plant

Elizande plant Initially I planned to visit Carrara town site, but the ruins I found were not the town itself - it was built later concrete plant. Carrara had a unique difference from mining town I visited before - it had no golden or silver mine, as the whole focus was on marble quarry that they had there.

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Mar 7, 2018

Wingo

Wingo Wingo is the only one left ghost town near/in Bay area apart from Drawbridge. You can’t legally get to Drawbridge without trespassing, so I can say Wingo is the only ghost town with some remaining houses you can see Bay Area.

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Dec 28, 2017

Perky: RIP Bat Tower

Perky tower location One of the few “ghost town” listed locations in Monroe county immediately got my attention. I decided to visit Perky during a short trip to the keys.

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Dec 3, 2017

Koreshan Unity

Koreshan unity During my 1 week trip to South Florida I hoped to visit at least several ghost towns, but I was unpleasantly surprised that, despite there are a lot of places on “uninhabited” list, not much left from the former towns there.

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Nov 7, 2017

Navarro-by-the-sea

Navarro by the sea In you drive about 10 miles to the ocean from the Navarro town - where Hwy 1 and Hwy 128 meet you will find the sight of the former Navarro-by-the-sea town. Not much remained nowadays, but you can see the hotel building even from the Hwy1 hill.

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Nov 2, 2017

Bodega

Bodega church Bodega is not a ghost town - it is a small unincorporated community in Sonoma county with about 200 people living in it. Bodega and Bodega Bay are named for discoverer of the bay, Juan Francisco Bodega y Caudra, who first sailed into the harbor in 1775.

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