cerro gordo [ghost town], California
high desert mining area
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bordering Death Valley NP
East of US 395, off Hwy 136
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cerro gordo [ghost town] campgrounds
Historic and huge mining camp in the high deserts of Death Valley. Primitive ghost town on the edge of Death Valley NP border. A rugged dirt road leads 13 miles up to 8000' elevation, high in the Inyo mountains. On certain stormy or snowy winters 4x4 may be required to reach this location. Call for road conditions and reservations.