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Some fantastic snaphots from Bodie Historic State Park, an old gold mining town that's essentially frozen in time.


The interior of the school house in Bodie, California.

from SoCal Field Trips

Get back to nature with these two unique locations in The Inland Empire

FAVORITE! Fortcross Wilderness Education in the San Bernadino Mtns - educate, inform, and experience God's amazing creation through the use of hands on activities, including day camps, camping, archery, pottery, nature hikes, plant and animal ID'ing, primitive fire making, campfire sing-a-longs, folk dancing, gold panning/mining, candle dipping, cider pressing, hayrides, horse/donkey care, Native American studies, acorn grinding, bow/arrow making, dug out canoe, tomahawk throwing.


An old switchboard sits unused in an abandoned hotel in Bodie, California.


Bodie, California. It'd be fun to ski or snowshoe here in the winter, too.

from Westphoria

Spirit of the Old West: Visit this California ghost town

Where to go in the coolest ghost town: Bodie, California


Ghostly Landscape Afternoon light under stormy skies in Bodie State Historic Park, California.


8 Hidden Towns in California That Should Be on Your Radar

A lot of travelers will have already experienced the pleasures of California’s big four destinations -- Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego -- but the state is so varied and diverse that there is plenty of adventure to be found in breaking out to the smaller towns that dot the Golden State. From the redwoods of the Pacific Coast to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, California is full of unexpected, hidden towns rife with individuality. But where to go first? We got our…

from Condé Nast Traveler

10 Abandoned Places You Can (Legally) Explore Today

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