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Strange Little Spot--Of Historic Interest

Cave dwellings of miners and hippies.Very interesting perspective of old desert dwellings. The... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Caroline S
Erie, Colorado
Loved checking out the miners’ “caves”

Nice little walk to see the caves. Great idea someone had! Also neat that the town owner did not... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Ferdinand, Indiana
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Cave dwellings of miners and hippies.Very interesting perspective of old desert dwellings. The attached cemetery and the Shoshone Museum across the street are must-sees too.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Nice little walk to see the caves. Great idea someone had! Also neat that the town owner did not charge rent for them....think miners retirement home! If you park near the highway and walk up the lane, you can also meander through the cemetery, to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

There are five or six cave homes along this stretch of canyon wall. And tried to look inside as best as I could. To look back in time when this was a means of a place of someone once lived. such resilience to come accustom...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tina E
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This was really interesting stuff. Walked around and looked in all the doors to the various caves, and the little graveyard too. Worth your time to check it out if in the area!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank CTBCalifornia
Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are traveling in the area this a good spot to stop and take a 30 minute walk around to see the rooms some miners dug out of the soft cliffs next to Shoshone Calif. The entrances have locked doors and wire on the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 707clayg
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Just a short walk up from the Shoshone Inn is some local history. The Miners dug homes out of the rock. They're closed up now for safety reasons but most have windows so you can look inside.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank AnitaS1314
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Dublin Gulch, Shoshone, CA 92384 The caves are closed to the public, but are good for a photo shoot. This is private land and therefore you are a guest, so please respect the property and do not add trash to the site. The Shoshone museum...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

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...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 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...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank pd1248
Reviewed 28 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...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from pd1248 | Reviewed this property |
This is such a small town that I'm not sure if it would show up on any of the weather apps. You can try looking up Tecopa or Shoshone CA, the two closest towns. But it is desert and in Las Vegas today it's 87°. Hope that... More