it? 15 miles East of the 395 between Reno, Nevada and San
Bernardino, California at an elevation of around 7,000 ft. (may be
closed due to snow in winter)
S Body (also known as William S Bodey) discovered gold here in
1859 by 1879 the population grew to 10,000 with over 65 saloons the
climate was harsh; there are many graves of young children buried in the
cemetery The last mining resident left in 1944, and there are many
buildings (and contents) left behind, some in almost original condition.
Visiting the Bodie State Historic Park is like travelling back in
time, I really enjoyed my visit to this ghost town.
absolute bonus (I was there in November) was the spectacular view that can
be seen from the road driving in of the snow capped Yosemite National
Park mountains (best photo B4 12 noon) towering to over 12,000 ft.