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Address: Hwy. 178, Shoshone, CA

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It is not something I would make a special trip to see, but if you are passing through Shoshone it is worth taking 15 minutes to stretch your legs and walk around. I found the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brian M
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Redlands, California
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Redlands, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not something I would make a special trip to see, but if you are passing through Shoshone it is worth taking 15 minutes to stretch your legs and walk around. I found the area to be clean, free of trash and graffiti, and fairly well-maintained. One room was open so you can walk in to the rectangular cutout... More 

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Henderson
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Since this is a free site, it is definitely worth the price. There are no signs and the woman in the gas station was not much help. But facing the front of the post office, if you drive or walk to the left of the building you should see a small graveyard fenced off against the hill behind. Just past... More 

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Las Vegas, NV
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

An opportunity to visit an old miners camp! I am glad I didn't live there, but was an interesting insight into what the living conditions were for the miners of the area. Have visited several geology type camps and this is very well preserved in rock. You can drive up to the site and turn around...even in a small RV.... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

I have been to many rock dwelling structures in the area, either on the way to Pahrump or towards Baker. Finally got a chance to saunter over to Dublin Gulch and get a look see of it. There is a sign that reads: "During the 1920s, miners carved dwellings in this caliche clay embankment. The name "Dublin Gulch" may have... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada
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186 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is great to visit after having visited the local museum. Many of the early miners in the area lived in these man made "caves" to help alleviate the extreme summer temperatures of this Death Valley region and to stayed warmer during the winter. The thick caliche walls and ceilings provided good insulation from the elements. Legend has it that... More 

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CA
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Dublin Gulch is just north of the intersection of highways 127 and 178; easy to miss even in a town as small as Shoshone and in a completely different location that shown on the tripadvisor website. There isn't a lot to see especially since most of the "dwellings" are padlocked with heavy wooden doors across the fronts. However, there is... More 

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1 Thank Gary M
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

What an interesting spot. You can walk around the homes built right into the mountains. We snuck into a few, but some are open for you to enjoy. Also make sure you go around back and you can climb up on the roofs

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Taking a small hike down Dublin Gulch to see all the abodes that the first white settlers of the area carved into the surrounding cliffs is worthwhile. It makes you think, it's not like there was a large forest nearby to build houses out of. A very interesting insight into how people innovated to scrape by living in this unusually... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 25 February 2015

Within the town of Shoshone, in back of the post office, across the street from The Crowbar Cafe & Saloon, you'll discover "The White Trail". The White Trail is a three mile "Birding Trail" circle into the hills above the town and runs right through the middle of Dublin Gulch. Most of the miner's caves are locked up but there... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

This place is really cool. I'm glad that we stopped and looked at it. To be able to see where the miners slept and lived was awesome. Glad we made the pit stop on our way to get date shakes at the China ranch.

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