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Arizona's Best Old West Mining Town

One of the oldest and best preserved original mining claims in Arizona!

Season October 1st, 2014- May 1st 2015


Weddings   |   Day tours   |   Cattle drives   |   Group events   |   Gold panning



Hours: Open:10:00 AM Close:5:00 PM Closed On Mondays !
* No Reservations Required for day tours $15.00 per person



Group events make a reservation to visit Robson's Ranch and experience authentic cowboy activities and history, including:

  • Extensive Yavapai Apache Petroglyphs
  • Stunning vista views & Saguaro Forrest
  • Cattle Drives (available for group events only)
  • Pistol shooting & horseback riding (available for group events only)
  • Authentic cowboy games & grub (available for group events only)

Reserve Your Spot Today! For pricing and availability, please call 602.717.3321 or Complete this Online Form >>


Robson's Ranch & Mining Camp
PO Box 3465 (Mile Post 1 Arizona State Route 71)
Wickenburg, AZ 85358

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History


Located just 20 miles outside historic Wickenburg, Arizona, Robson's Ranch & Mining Camp is one of the oldest and best preserved original mining claims in Arizona. This truly unique spot is surrounded by the second largest Saguaro cactus forest in Arizona and encompasses some of the most extensive Yavapai Apache petroglyphs in the state.

The first claim to mine on the vast property was in 1917 when the Wesley Rush family operated what was then called the Gold Leaf Mine. In 1924, the mine changed hands to Ned Creighton who renamed it the Nella-Meda Mine in honor of the Rush daughters. Operation continued for 18 years until the U.S. Government closed down all gold mines. The mine engineer and caretaker, Harold mason, eventually took over the property until his death in 1979, when Charles and Jeri Robson, restored many of the buildings and added additional facilities including the Hotel. Western Destinations acquired the property in 2009.



Directions:


From Phoenix
Take US Rt 60 Northwest to Wickenburg (54 miles) continue on through Wickenburg on US Rt 60 West toward Aguila (20 miles) turn right on AZ Rt 71 go 4.1 miles to Robson's large sign on left. Turn left.

From Las Vegas
Take US Rt 93 South to Kingman, continue through Kingman on US Rt 93 Southeast to AZ Rt 71 go right 11 miles to the large Robson sign on right. Turn right.

From Southern California
Take I 10 East through Blythe CA into Arizona ( 31 miles ) and turn left Northwest on US RT 60 about 60 miles just past the little town of Aguila to AZ Rt 71 and turn left 4 1/2 miles to Robson's large sign on the left. Turn left.



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