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Address: Skidoo Road, Death Valley National Park, CA

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Quite a treat - if you find it.

Before I left, I printed out as much as I could find on directions to the Skidoo hammer mill. We drove up in a jeep and realized not much was marked in the area. There is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2015
Neal45
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Hampton, Georgia

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Long Beach, CA USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The drive in starts out ok but gets pretty rough and no room for cars passing. The canyon is breath taking! Old artifacts a plenty too, still standing up well! Well worth the trip!

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Hampton, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Before I left, I printed out as much as I could find on directions to the Skidoo hammer mill. We drove up in a jeep and realized not much was marked in the area. There is a parking lot first, but it is quite far from the mill and the way is not marked so you could walk miles and... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

The place was awesome. I still remember that in the winter there were patches of snow(not much but it was there). My father said kids you can say you played in the snow in Death Valley. It was a awesome old ghost/mining time. Even my sister and I being kids had a awesome time looking around. I have been back... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

If you've done all the touristy things in Death Valley, it'd be fun to take a trip down to Skidoo Ghost town. There's not much left of it but still it's a cool place to visit.

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Ridgecrest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

gotta know where it is, have to walk a bit, but well worth it; most of mill intact. fences. govt has tried to stabilize.

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Snowflake, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

I love the Skidoo ghost town. I love it for the scenery and the alone-ness. I'm always intrigued by the metal netting covering one of the mine pits. Nice to just lumber around and investigate the area.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

My husband and I visited Death Valley over the 2011 Thanksgiving weekend. We drove out to see the Skidoo townsite in our 2008 Subaru Forester not realizing that there is nothing there to see except the informational placard. As we sat there eating lunch and contemplating our next move, another Subaru came down the road and we asked them if... More 

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