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 Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Ghost Town)

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HC 61 Box 61200
Austin, Nevada 89310
Phone: 755-964-2440
FAX: 775-964-2012
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park, Nevada.

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park combines both the preserved mining ghost town of Berlin and a paleontological site containing the fossil remains of 37 ichthyosaurs (the world's greatest concentration of ichthyosaur remains). The Park sits within the boundaries of Toiyabe National Forest, on the southeastern edge of the Shoshone Mountains, overlooking the Ione Valley.


23 miles east of Gabbs on Nevada 844.


  • Seasonal temperatures vary greatly at the Park, from hot summers to cold winters.
  • Summer temperatures can reach 90 degrees during the day, with winter daytime temperatures only about 40 degrees.
  • Late spring and early fall can often be the nicest times of the year.
  • Winter visits to the park are possible, but be certain to call for weather and road conditions.
  • Sunrise/Sunset

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Regulations and Precautions

Archaeological Resources Protection Act Hotline: 800-227-7286.

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park, Nevada.


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