Tonopah is located
halfway between Reno and
Las Vegas. Tonopah
is a perfect
place to stay while enjoying
central Nevada's recreational
activities including rock
hunting, hiking, bird watching,
wildlife viewing, mountain
biking, off roading and hunting.
it's so far from the bright
lights of any major city,
night skies are
considered among the best in the
country for stargazing.
Historic Mining Park &
Central Nevada Museum.
Shop in unique stores, discover
local artists & even mine for
off-roading or visit nearby
Tour Around Nevada 2015 – Tonopah. Central Nevada town proves it’s more than just a stop along the way.
Hoping to Become Tourist Haunt,
Nevada Town Finds Boost in
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News and Announcements
Park Foundation Undertakes Major Head Frame
In operation from 1902 to 1948, the
Silver Top Head Frame is (pictured
left) maintained in a state
of arrested decay and features one of three
complete hoisting works on the park property.
The restored mine collar allowed visitors to
take a view down the lighted 1200 foot shaft.
The Silver Top’s failure of the front
foundation has caused the head frame to rotate
and the cage rails are broken.
trusses have pulled loose from the front head
frame legs. The front feet have dropped and are
pulling away from the rear feet...
more on the Tonopah Historic Mining
Parks fall newsletter "Tailings"
to learn more about
this vast restoration, and what you can do to