Visit the heart of the wild west and explore abandoned mining towns that showcase the rough-and-tumble gold rush civilizations of days gone by. Lincoln County has a storied mining past, and its relics can be explored throughout the area. Towns came and went as a result of the boom-and-bust industry. In Lincoln County, you will find the ruins of former thriving towns and the graves of young mining workers whose lives were cut short by “widow-maker” dust.

You can also continue the wild west tradition by coming to a rodeo or visiting a Lincoln County ranch.

Here in Lincoln County, we’re big on open space and short on crowds. Learn more about how to visit Lincoln County and #GetPrimitive — at a distance.

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