In early 2009, we went off in search of a few seldom visited mines on a cold and overcast winter day. It was some nice hiking in this remote and isolated corner of Death Valley National Park. The mines are small and more modern. I couldn’t find any information on them, however.
The Outlaw Mine is one of those places I wanted to go to because it was so remote. I knew there wasn't going to be much left at the site but I still wanted to go and see it. The area is so remote, so desolate. It is one of
In 1929 the Gold Hill Mine, comprising five claims about a mile west of the Pinto Wye Arrastra in Joshua Tree National Park, was owned by C.H. Wiser and Anvil B. Johns of Rialto, California, and J.A. Johns of San Bernardino. They set up John's Camp nearby to
Down in the southern end of Joshua Tree National Park, the park service has made a trailhead with an open invite to find your own way out to the old mining site of Ruby Lee Mill site and beyond. The Park Service says the mill dates back to the 1870s.