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Our Ghost Town maps are easy to read, with a paper map base layer that shows modern landmarks and roads, and a transparent top layer that shows locations of ghost towns, past settlements, mining camps and ranches.

Using Our Ghost Town Maps

  • We offer Ghost Town maps for 10 western states, showing locations of abandoned towns, mining camps, landmarks and more. Each state's map packet contains regional maps, composed of historical maps...

Immerse yourself in the mysterious allure of ghost towns with our Historical Ghost Town Map Packages. These meticulously crafted maps will transport you to a bygone era, where you can walk in the footsteps of the people who shaped the West. Dive into the world of ghost towns and embark on a journey of discovery through the remnants of forgotten history!

Ghost towns grace the landscape of the American West, each bearing witness and telling stories of people and times past. Discover mountainside mining camps, distant ranches, trading posts, old saloons, stagecoach stops, military forts, train depots, post offices, or once bustling towns; all fading into history and waiting to be discovered by a new generation. Whether your interest is discovering abandoned places, stumbling across lost treasures, following the footsteps of explorers, understanding the history of the United States, or appreciating the sublime beauty of this rugged and verdant land; you’ll find invaluable guidance in our handy maps.

Compiled over the course of decades by our company’s founder, our maps contain the routes and locations needed to embark on countless expeditions of your own, whether it’s an easy day trip or a month-long jaunt. We have Historical Ghost Town Map Packages for Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, and Montana. No wifi or internet connection is needed for our sturdy paper and acetate map packages. Just load up your vehicle and hit the road.

All maps included in our Ghost Town series are reproduced from authentic documents on file from various collections such as the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and various state libraries. Each map was selected for its quality, age, and location details. These unique packets include transparent overlays of modern road maps, making historical locations easier to find and population comparisons for 100 years which lets YOU determine “What is a Ghost Town?”. Our company founder spent 40 years searching archives and traveling across the West, so others could more easily discover Ghost Towns and historical sites. We sincerely hope you find them helpful in your own adventures.

To see how to use the Map Overlays, please click here.