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High clearence 4WD vehicle definately required.

The road to Delmar is not well marked, but hopefully you will run into locals coming down from... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
johnlauby
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Bloomington, Minnesota
Hidden gem

This is one of the most amazing ghost towns I've ever been to. The drive there is not an easy one... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
RedLawnmower
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Remote and therefore well-preserved ghost town.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The road to Delmar is not well marked, but hopefully you will run into locals coming down from Delmar to guide you on your route. Met two groups of people that gave great directions to us. The ride, drive was well worth it. So picturesque,...More

Thank johnlauby
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is one of the most amazing ghost towns I've ever been to. The drive there is not an easy one, and I'd highly recommend a high clearance vehicle (especially as you get closer to the town.) There are a number of great remnants of...More

2  Thank RedLawnmower
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most expansive ghost towns I've ever seen! Quite a number of buildings remaining and very well worth the drive! The road in is really good until the last couple miles... You'd need a high clearance vehicle to make that last...More

Thank mpg81
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Spectacular scenary. Last few miles made my wife a little nervous, in our Jeep Grand Cherokee, but no issues. Not too much to see other than the scenary and a few rock walls, but we had a superb picnic at the top of the hill....More

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 23 September 2015

If your looking to get off the grid this is the perfect place to go. Walked 20 miles in one day with three friends and ran into Delamar Ghost Town. It felt like we were in a movie at one point, but I must say,...More

Thank Timmy G
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We went for a drive out here because i had read about it in a ghost town book that i purchased! Thank god that we hired a Jeep because it was a ROUGH road. I took my metal detector but found nothing :(.

1  Thank Kingtnarg
Reviewed 26 May 2013

It took us two trips to find Delamar and when they say it is only accessible by 4 wheel drive, THEY MEAN IT. The best way to find Delamar is to have a good GPS. Come from the north and look for the sign, which...More

4  Thank kking5001
Reviewed 9 August 2005

We visited this ghost town, after reading about it, in September 2004 .. Gold was discovered here in 1889.. As I recall, 3000 people lived here by 1897. Delamar had the distinction, that the gold was found in quartzite, mining and working the ore resulted...More

12  Thank bearing0
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