Vulture Mine, Wickenburg

2.5
Ghost Town · Tourist Spot
Vulture Gold Mine, discovered in 1863 by Henry Wickenburg became the State's richest gold mine. The town grew to a population of 5000 and remained active until 1942.

Today, visitors are thrown back in time by the many faithfully restored buildings and remaining artifacts as they enjoy a 1/2 mile gravel path walk through the once booming mining town. Explore the Assay Office, Cookhouse, Brothel, Post Office, Henry Wickenburg’s Original Home and of course the infamous Hanging Tree!
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  • The collection of old mining artifacts here is incredible. We enjoyed the self guided tour using the supplied map. The staff were really friendly and accommodating for all questions. I would...  more »
  • I discovered this place on the listing of things to do in Arizona. Today, was my day to finally visit. The weather was perfect only 91 degrees with a slight breeze and this made it a perfect day. A...  more »

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