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Ghost Town & Mining History - Gold Mines:
Joshua Tree National Park

The Lost Horse Mine

The Lost Horse Mine produced 10,000 ounces of gold and 16,000 ounces of silver between the years 1894 and 1931.


Lost Horse Mine and Lost Horse Mountain Hiking Trail

Distance: 4 miles (4.5 miles on loop trail)

Hiking time: 3-4 hours

Starting point:
Parking area 1.2 miles east of Keys View Road.

Description: Site of ten-stamp mill and foundations. Summit elevation: 5,278 feet.

Difficulty = Moderately strenuous.

Habitat - cactus-yucca scrub.

Also see:
LOST HORSE MINE








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