Nevada ghost towns and the buildings that still stand here serve as living reminders of the past. These are the roads and towns once populated by restless dreamers in search of gold, silver and a better life than the one back home. Their ruins, found throughout Elko County, are testament to the grit, courage and determination that eventually helped tame the West, transforming it into the vibrant place it is today.
See the road where hundreds of thousands of emigrants carried their lives from one coast to another. Explore the ruins of Tuscarora where settlers braved the elements to create what would eventually become a ranching community. Discover the towns like Wells that sprung up along the Central Pacific Railroad and dig into mining history in Mountain City, Gold Creek and Tinto.