Abandoned

Interior of abandoned dwelling, Animas Forks ghost town, Colorado, September 8, 2009

Interior of abandoned structure, Animas Forks ghost town, Colorado, September 8, 2009

Even though the town is well off the beaten path on an unpaved and sometimes rough road, we’ve visited Animas Forks several times.  Past the town, the road splits into narrower roads more suited to four wheel drive or all terrain vehicles.

Abandoned structure, Animas Forks ghost town, Colorado, September 8, 2009

Abandoned structure, Animas Forks ghost town, Colorado, September 8, 2009

Animas Forks is a ghost town located twelve miles northeast of Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado, United States. The area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Wikipedia

Recent restoration efforts have helped preserve Animas Fork’s nine remaining buildings.

Satellite view (Google Maps), Animas Forks, Colorado

Satellite view (Google Maps), Animas Forks, Colorado


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