The Vulture Mine thrived through the 1890's and was still operational in the 1920's. In 1942 the mining here stopped. There are various buildings, a school and a hanging tree still to be seen there. There is an entrance fee to Vulture Mine and visitors can take a self-guided tour. An additional fee will allow you to pan for gold.
Directions to Vulture Mine
From Phoenix take I-17 (the Black Canyon Freeway) to US60 West. The turnoff is about 2.5 miles west of Wickenburg. Travel about another 12 miles to the Vulture Mine at the end of the pavement on Vulture Mine Road.