Located just 7 miles east of the Death Valley National Park border, 40 minutes from Furnace Creek, and about 100 miles north of Las Vegas, Beatty, Nevada is your home base for desert adventure!
The friendliest town in the area, this small rural
Nestled at the end of Oasis Valley, and near the head of the Amargosa River, Beatty is a welcome respite from the surrounding desert for human and animal alike, making Beatty a prime birding and wildlife viewing area.
Did you Know
It's True! In as little as 45 munutes you can be at the Furnace Creek Golf Course for a day of golfing ANY time of the year!
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This is the time of year when you might expect that the passes through the Sierra Nevadas could be closed due to snow at a moment's notice. BE SURE to check road conditions before you travel!
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Here are some of the attractions
Rhyolite: Visit a true ghost town that was once
home to as many as 10,000 people, and today is
one of the most photographed areas in Nevada. This is the home of the Tom Kelly Bottle House,
the ghostly Goldwell Open Air Art Museum and the famous Last
Beatty Museum :The Beatty Museum and Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the Beatty, Nevada area, including the Bullfrog Mining District. The museum presents you with an opportunity to experience life in the early 1900s; learn how the early miners lived, worked and played; venture through the; "Bullfrog Gold Rush" era; and learn about the ghost towns and attractions in the area. The museum is located at 417 Main Street, Beatty, Nevada. To learn more about the museum visit them at their site: BEATTY MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Titus Canyon: Take the scenic road into Death Valley! This high clearance road will take you through Leadfield and into narrow canyons that expose the power of the three geological epochs that formed this area, past petroglyphs, mining tunnels, and to the valley floor on the other side.
Death Valley National Park: Home of Badwater, the lowest point in the continental United States, and the hottest place in America! Golf in the middle of winter at Furnace Creek Ranch, bask in the luxury of Furnace Creek Inn, or hike the dunes near Stove Pipe Wells. Visit natural areas with evocative names such as Devil's Golf Course, Devil's Corn Field, and the Race Track.
Scotty's Castle: Visit a castle built on lies and an unlikely friendship. You will turn back the clock during living history tours of this luxurious 'castle', complete with a $75,000 pipe organ which was reputed to cover the entrance to Scotty's legendary "inexhaustible" gold mine. View hand carved Redwood beams, indoor waterfalls, Spanish and Italian antiques, and leather furnishings.
Beatty offers nearly endless opportunities, including miles of roads that meander through the Bullfrog Mining District and into Death Valley, some simply high-clearance and many four-wheel drive.
For those looking for a more cultured experience, Beatty offers a fine museum, unique antique shops, eclectic gift shops, an art gallery, casino, restaurants, and is home to Bailey's Hot Springs where you can soak your worries away.
And, while you are here, be sure to sample the delicious homemade ice cream at the largest candy store in southern Nevada!
Journeyback in time to when the West was wild
The Beatty Cowboys are a group of men and women that have fun re-creating “old west” gunfights and other events of that time.
Visit the “Old West” in downtown Beatty and catch a glimpse of a Cowboy or two! If you’re lucky you may witness a shoot-out!
For more information about the Beatty Cowboys please visit their website.