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town.randsburg [ghost town]

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Randsburg California, or Rand Mining District as it is also known, is considered to be the "Living Ghost Town". Holding on to the very brink of existence, this small mining community is located in the Northern Mojave. Outdoor recreation booms here: ATV, dirt bikes, 4x4s, motorcyclists. RVers & car clubs are welcomed. Weekends can be busy with tourists, local horsemen & desert dirt boys, but on week days you'll have the place to yourself. An old fashioned soda fountain at the general store & a real old west saloon, hours vary with season. The Joint is the local bar. Randsburg is a great place for interesting desert photography.
elevation: 3523'
population: 85
zip code: 93554


high desert with active mining company

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Kern County
S of Ridgecrest
Hwy 395 near jct. 14



  • antique shops
  • hiking
  • old mines
  • off-roading
  • mountain biking
  • horseback riding
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Spangler Hills OHV
  • Death Valley National Park
  • Trona Pinnacles
  • Jawbone Canyon
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Dove Springs OHV Area
  • Panamint Valley
  • description:
    A rustic western mining town in the high desert. Antique shops, a general store, a saloon & a bar, plus a small bed & breakfast make up this bizarre locale. Shop & restaurant hours vary by owners whim. Weekends can be busy!

    nearby towns:
    Death Valley
    Red Mountain
    Panamint Springs
    Cerro Gordo [Ghost Town]

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