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Goldfield Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 106 photos

A town of History

As a kid whenever we would drive up to Reno we would always bug our folks to stop in Goldfield. As kids do we would always ask... “Are we there yet?” and would be told the standard line that all parents give "almost".

This town was one of the biggest towns in the silver days of Nevada and has some history as to the founding of Nevada.

When you go there be sure to check out the cemetery. It has changed much since I was a kid due to people vandalizing the graves and headstones but it is still worth a look.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Old and neat
  • Cons:Hot in the summer and away from most things
  • In a nutshell:A bit of Nevada history
  • Last visit to Goldfield: Jun 1987
  • Intro Updated Mar 24, 2003
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  • jide08's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2003 at 7:07 AM

    Interesting tip. Woud be nice to have photos too.

  • o00o's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2003 at 7:06 AM

    Must visit the world longest bar counter...

  • jessicadf's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2003 at 3:59 PM

    Sounds like that bar was one heck of a hopping place in the town's heyday. Of course, not sure that a lady would have wanted to be there.

  • LVMan's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2003 at 3:29 PM

    Bro... That is the most I have ever seen writtin about Goldfield.


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