4x4 Trails • Ghost Towns • Museums
Explore Nearly 1,000 Miles of Off-Highway Trails
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4x4 Off-Road Trails
Ghost Towns Ghost Mining Camps
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MINERAL COUNTY & THE TOWN OF HAWTHORNE Serving as the ideal “lauching pad” for all of your activities during your stay, the town of Hawthorne is located at the center of Mineral County. Hawthorne sits about 40 miles east of the California-Nevada border where Highway 359 and Highway 95 meet.
Hawthorne Convention Center & 1942 USO Building 932 E Street (Main Street) Hawthorne, NV 89415
Hosting an event? The USO building may be rented for conventions, weddings, reunions, meetings and concerts. For more information visit us at: www.visitmineralcounty.com
MINERAL COUNTY • NEVADA
Mineral County is surrounded by spectacular mountains and stark desert. The area oers hotels, casinos, RV parks, 4x4 trails, ghost towns, golȴng, a newly renovated airport and much more!
Don’t miss the historic 1942 Hawthorne USO Building. One of over 1,200 USO kit buildings from 1942, it remains as one of the last few left in the country. Serving as the Hawthorne Convention Center and Courage Theater, locals and tourists alike love to come to our Dinner Mystery Dramas and other events.
Beautiful Mineral County
In the heart of Mineral County is Walker Lake. Miles of sandy beaches provide access to non motorized boating, wind sailing, and camping. In prehistoric times, it was part of Lake Lahontan that covered much of the State.
At the heart of Mineral County lies Hawthorne,
America’s Patriotic Home Free Entry to 2 Unique Museums!
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95A TO RENO, LAKE TAHOE
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Poinsettia & Carframe Windmill Trail Head
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There are also short day trips to Bodie and Mono & Mammoth Lakes. And while you’re at it, don’t forget all the Ghost Camps in between. If you’re ST an avid ATV/OHV enthusiast, Mineral County A TE LI N you. With nearly 1,000 miles of is the place for E open dirt roads and trails, explore places such as Cabin under a Rock, The Elbow the Ghost Carp Boat way behind Walker Lake and the Car Frame Windmill near the Ghost Mining camp of Poinsettia. When you’re in Mineral County, we have you covered when it comes to o-road fun!
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359 TO MONO LAKE,
YOSEMITE & MAMMOTH
After your visit to the Ordnance Museum, head over to the Mineral County Museum. The museum displays geologic and historic items from Mineral County’s prehistoric and mining past. Memorabilia from the WWII town of Babbitt is also featured.
If nature is your thing, you’ll feel right at home in Mineral County! There are four federal and state campgrounds on the west side of the lake, just o Highway 95. Some have shaded tables with grills, ȴre pits and rest rooms. You’ll ȴnd that this area is perfect for hiking, geocaching, hunting, ȴshing, camping, BMX, Motor Cross, and rock hounding. Be sure to visit the ȴne Golf Course at the Army Base. TO LAS VEGAS 95 & PHOENIX
Not an o-road enthusiast? There’s still so much to do in Mineral County! Visit the Mineral County Museum and the Ordnance Museum, both are located in Hawthorne and admission is FREE!
The Ordnance Museum displays wartime ammunition and military gear; it is one of only a few of its kind in the country. Hawthorne prides itself in calling the town “America’s Patriotic Home”.
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All along Highway 95 and nearby connected roads (otherwise know as Nevada Silver Trails Territory) are Ghost Towns & Ghost Mining camps. From Aurora (about 33 miles outside of Hawthorne) to Candeleria (far southern end of Mineral County), we have plenty of Ghost Towns for you to explore!
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Motorists are cautioned to inquire locally about road conditions before traveling on unpaved roads.
TO LOS ANGELES & BAKERSFIELD
- Trail Head - Ghost Mine/Town/Camp - Campgrounds
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