Queen of Sheba Mine - Death Valley National Park

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This easy 4x4 route to the Queen of Sheba Mine follows the original haul road and was in limited commercial use as recently as the 1970's. Total production of the Queen of Sheba has reportedly been 5,000,000 lbs. of lead, 100,000 ozs. of silver, 1,500 ozs. of gold, and 146,000 lbs. of copper. ... Read More
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Highlights of Queen of Sheba Mine - Death Valley National Park

Desert Category Icon Desert
Ghost Town Category Icon Ghost Town
Mine Category Icon Mine
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
914 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
N/A
Nearest Town
Furnace Creek
Nearest Services
Furnace Creek
Management Agency
Death Valley National Park
District

Overview

This easy 4x4 route to the Queen of Sheba Mine follows the original haul road and was in limited commercial use as recently as the 1970's. Total production of the Queen of Sheba has reportedly been 5,000,000 lbs. of lead, 100,000 ozs. of silver, 1,500 ozs. of gold, and 146,000 lbs. of copper. There are extensive mine ruins, and several 2 track trails to explore around the Queen of Sheba Mine. The town and camp of Carbonite sprang up around 1900 near the Carbonite Mine site which is a short distance away. There are no ruins of the town visible.

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1 Trail Concerns
3 Community Reviews
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