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"Its a theme park"

This was my third visit to Calico and it seems to be moving more and more into the realms of super... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ger w
Welshpool, United Kingdom
Novelty fun!

More of a themepark than I expected it to be but also more fun. You only need an hour or so there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Visitors from around the world come to Calico each year to experience a real ghost town originally settled in the 1880s.A hive of activity for the adventurous at heart - the park hosts the Mystery Shack- a crooked house where water runs uphill, two...more
36600 Ghost Town Rd, Yermo, CA 92398-0406
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my third visit to Calico and it seems to be moving more and more into the realms of super natural activity rather than reflecting the character of the old place.Buildings such as the mystery shack would appear to be out of nothing more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ger w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More of a themepark than I expected it to be but also more fun. You only need an hour or so there so it's good for a stop-off. Mostly shops and some novelty attractions. There's a wacky house thing that you pay extra for but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chazmataz1987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for fancy, this is not the place. It is a replica of a ghost town. There are four original buildings left in use. The town has burned down several times. There is a fee to enter the park, and a fee...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sad. You pay a decent entry fee to just walk through some fake-old buildings, each of which is a shop. Anything (gold panning, a small train that quickly goes through a fake mine, etc.) is to be paid extra. The Starbucks coffee was pretty much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nini_it
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love history of the old west and a fun day you can't go wrong. This place is located on the side of a mountain, so you will get some exercise also. The realism put into everything really makes this a must stop off...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lloyd L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thought it would be interesting to stay at a Ghost Town on Halloween. Thankfully it was uneventful. Stayed at the campground. Some sites are better then others. Most of the recreation in the area centers around Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) all of the riders were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank C7712VCpaull
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I was surprised at how neat it actually was... lots of old, historic buildings and replicas, explore a silver mine, ride a short railroad, food not too expensive, free entrance but pay for individual things like railroad, mine, and train. It reminded me of Knott's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M H
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from California. Its just outside of Barstow California. We expected to stay 30 minutes tops. We figured it didn't have too much to do. We ended up staying 3 hours and could have stayed longer.. The kids (7,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is like walking back in time to the wild west, and then you notice the tarmac on the floor! Shame as it spoils the effect but then I suppose it would be awfully dusty otherwise. We spent a hour or so here and had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank toddlerpants
Reviewed 30 October 2018

After seeing the impressive ghost town of Ryolite, we decided to visit Calico as well. What a disappointment! You pay 15 dollar each to visit a set of tacky gift shops, which have been built in a sort of gold rush fashion. Maybe it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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5 September 2018|
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Response from Alpha Snaps b | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were there in July.
8 July 2018|
Response from DaBeNa |
No. It's about $10 per person. Not worth it at all.
8 July 2018|
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Response from comento123 | Reviewed this property |
There’s a parking fee, and that includes the town