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Calico Ghost Town

Click here for maps Description:  partially reconstructed 1881 silver mining town.  Gold panning, silver mine, narrow gauge train, 20 mule team
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How to find: 

Address:
36600 Ghost Town Rd
PO Box 638
Yermo, CA 92398

Parent Organization:
San Bernadino County Parks
Contacts
Phone 760 254-2047
Toll Free 800 TO CALICO
E-mail Calico@mscomm.com
URL(s)
Calico Ghost Town
 http://www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/parks/calico.htm
Hours:
Date(s) Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 town site 8-dusk 8-dusk 8-dusk 8-dusk 8-dusk 8-dusk 8-dusk
 most shops & attractions  9-5  9-5  9-5  9-5  9-5  9-5  9-5
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2007  6-15 $3    $6    bus $2/person, $6/person with attractions
Special Fees: Family pass $30 - good for one year; Dogs on lease, $1; individual attractions $1-$2,
Prices higher during special events
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Just wander town, or take guided tour, narrow gauge train ride to mine, gunfight stunt shows, pan for gold
Big Events: Spring Festival May), Calico Days (Oct), Heritage Fest (Nov) Suggested Stay: full day
Period 1880-1900 Structures Type of Site Village
Buildings: Saloon, general store, train, mine, shops, schoolhouse, blacksmith
Interpreters: Yes Craftspeople:
Special Programs: gunfights, medicine man show, music
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Picnic Vending/
Snacks
Cafeteria

 Restaurant

Capacity Lil's Saloon
Hours 9-5
Type of food
Shopping Gift Shop(s) Specialty Shops Other Shopping
Name/hours   various  
Merchandise   leather, pottery, baskets, bottle, rock, dry goods  
Sleeping Camping/RV

Cabins

Hotel/Motel

Name Campground Camping/RV cabins, bunkhouse  
Capacity/Availability 261 sites, 46 full hookups bunkhouse holds 12  
Reservations/Contact  800 862-2542  800 862-2542  
Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
Athletic Facilities      
Other      
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Contact
Camping/RV  
Afton Canyon Afton Canyon Road
Barstow CA 92311
760 252-6000

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Hotel/Motel

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Oak Tree Inn Yermo
Calico Motel 35556 Yermo Road
Yermo CA 92398
760 254-2419
Yermo Railroad Inn 38313 72 Union Pacific Dr
Yermo CA 92398
760-254-2509
Desert Villa Inn 1984 East Main St
Barstow CA  92311
760 256-1781
Gateway Motel 1630 East Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760 254-2509
Barstow Heritage Hotel 1350 West Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760 256-8921
Barstow Heritage Hotel 1350 West Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760 256-8921
Barstow Lodge 31951 Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760-252-2055
Best Motel 1281 East Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760-256-6836
Comfort Inn 1431 East Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760 256-0661
Holiday Inn 1511 East Main St
Barstow CA 92311
760 256-5673

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