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Skidoo Mill

Skidoo Road, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Rough Road, narrow too

The drive in starts out ok but gets pretty rough and no room for cars passing. The canyon is breath... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Long Beach, CA USA
Quite a treat - if you find it.

Before I left, I printed out as much as I could find on directions to the Skidoo hammer mill. We... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
Hampton, Georgia
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13 Feb 2017
“Rough Road, narrow too”
28 Oct 2015
“Quite a treat - if you find it.”
Skidoo Road, Death Valley National Park, CA

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The drive in starts out ok but gets pretty rough and no room for cars passing. The canyon is breath taking! Old artifacts a plenty too, still standing up well! Well worth the trip!

1  Thank nsfalk
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Before I left, I printed out as much as I could find on directions to the Skidoo hammer mill. We drove up in a jeep and realized not much was marked in the area. There is a parking lot first, but it is quite far...More

3  Thank Neal45
Reviewed 17 September 2014

The place was awesome. I still remember that in the winter there were patches of snow(not much but it was there). My father said kids you can say you played in the snow in Death Valley. It was a awesome old ghost/mining time. Even my...More

1  Thank moonieswa
Reviewed 4 February 2013

If you've done all the touristy things in Death Valley, it'd be fun to take a trip down to Skidoo Ghost town. There's not much left of it but still it's a cool place to visit.

Thank Mell72
Reviewed 13 January 2013

gotta know where it is, have to walk a bit, but well worth it; most of mill intact. fences. govt has tried to stabilize.

2  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I love the Skidoo ghost town. I love it for the scenery and the alone-ness. I'm always intrigued by the metal netting covering one of the mine pits. Nice to just lumber around and investigate the area.

Thank DesertGypsy10
Reviewed 1 January 2012

My husband and I visited Death Valley over the 2011 Thanksgiving weekend. We drove out to see the Skidoo townsite in our 2008 Subaru Forester not realizing that there is nothing there to see except the informational placard. As we sat there eating lunch and...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017
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