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    Birds Eye View of Tonopah, Nevada
  • Tonopah Mining Park
  • Desert Queen Headframe Under the Night Sky

Tonopah Historic
Mining Park

Tonopah Historic Mining Park Silver Top headframe113 acres of mining history!  See the original mines, equipment, and artifacts that built Tonopah – the Queen of the Silver Camps.  The Mining Park is filled with dramatic views, 500ft drops, and illuminated mineshafts.

The Famous Clown Motel

World Famous Clown Motel in winter with snow on the ground

Many people are terrified of the Clown Motel. It was named “America’s Scariest Motel” due to its clown theme and proximity to the Old Tonopah Cemetery.

Award Winning Stargazing

Tonopah Historic Mining Park headframe surrounded by stars

Tonopah was rated the #1 Stargazing Destination in America by USA Today.  With some of the darkest night skies in the nation, you can see over 7,000 stars, including the Milky Way.  Just look up!  No telescope necessary!

Nevada Offroad Association Logo

The Town of Tonopah is proudly partnering with the Nevada Off-road Association to enhance your off-road experience.