Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park

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Ely, NV 89301- Map It
(775) 728-4460

AAA Editor Notes

Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park is 7 mi. s.e. on US 6/50/93, then 11 mi. s. on Cave Valley Rd. The six 30-foot-high stone “beehive” kilns, constructed during the 1870s mining boom, burned wood to produce charcoal for use in area smelters. The park affords outstanding views of the Steptoe Valley. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
$7 (per private vehicle).
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk (weather permitting).