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A fun place to stop

If you are looking for fancy, this is not the place. It is a replica of a ghost town. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Irvine, California
There on Halloween

Thought it would be interesting to stay at a Ghost Town on Halloween. Thankfully it was uneventful... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Whitefish, Montana
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Visitors from around the world come to Calico each year to experience a real ghost town originally settled in the 1880s.A hive of activity for the adventurous at heart - the park hosts the Mystery Shack- a crooked house where water runs uphill, two...more
36600 Ghost Town Rd, Yermo, CA 92398-0406
+1 760-254-2122
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Yermo
from US$25,95
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for fancy, this is not the place. It is a replica of a ghost town. There are four original buildings left in use. The town has burned down several times. There is a fee to enter the park, and a fee...More

1  Thank Jessicarbt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sad. You pay a decent entry fee to just walk through some fake-old buildings, each of which is a shop. Anything (gold panning, a small train that quickly goes through a fake mine, etc.) is to be paid extra. The Starbucks coffee was pretty much...More

Thank nini_it
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love history of the old west and a fun day you can't go wrong. This place is located on the side of a mountain, so you will get some exercise also. The realism put into everything really makes this a must stop off...More

Thank Lloyd L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thought it would be interesting to stay at a Ghost Town on Halloween. Thankfully it was uneventful. Stayed at the campground. Some sites are better then others. Most of the recreation in the area centers around Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) all of the riders were...More

Thank C7712VCpaull
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at how neat it actually was... lots of old, historic buildings and replicas, explore a silver mine, ride a short railroad, food not too expensive, free entrance but pay for individual things like railroad, mine, and train. It reminded me of Knott's...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from California. Its just outside of Barstow California. We expected to stay 30 minutes tops. We figured it didn't have too much to do. We ended up staying 3 hours and could have stayed longer.. The kids (7,...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is like walking back in time to the wild west, and then you notice the tarmac on the floor! Shame as it spoils the effect but then I suppose it would be awfully dusty otherwise. We spent a hour or so here and had...More

Thank toddlerpants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing the impressive ghost town of Ryolite, we decided to visit Calico as well. What a disappointment! You pay 15 dollar each to visit a set of tacky gift shops, which have been built in a sort of gold rush fashion. Maybe it was...More

Thank keistad2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a break whilst driving to LA, we didn’t pay to get in, didn’t see anyone to give money to so we parked up & walked into town. It’s not a big place but does give you some idea of what it...More

2  Thank Sandie-mitch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an enjoyable visit. We went as a couple and felt that it was more geared up for families. Coming from England the silver mining was of interest. We would have liked to see more reading material detailing the history. Definitely a fun place...More

1  Thank 465RobertH465
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5 September 2018|
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Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were there in the August.
8 July 2018|
Response from DaBeNa |
No. It's about $10 per person. Not worth it at all.
8 July 2018|
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Response from comento123 | Reviewed this property |
There’s a parking fee, and that includes the town