View Full Version : northern california ghost towns?

05-31-2006, 02:16 AM
Hello, I am in the butte county area and am looking for any ghost towns that i can go visit. Does anyone have any ideas and or directions?

bad bob
05-31-2006, 08:07 AM
You're up in the northern mines region of the mother lode, so if you take sr49 (also an old stagecoach route), between Auburn on I-80, and Calpine on sr89, there are several historic sites in between. Auburn, Alta Hill, Grass Valley, Rough & Ready, Nevada City, Downieville, and some harder to get to off sr49, like North Bloomfield, and Alleghany.
From Graeagle (sr89), take county road A14 to more remote site called Johnsville.

Many places listed at this site, GT.com. Use the drop-down menu at top of page to access California.