Calico Ghost Town is
a historic silver mining town in the Mojave Desert near Barstow. Its authenticate
480-acre silver mining town has 500 mines, 22 saloons, and mercantile stores.
Calico became a ghost town when silver prices dropped in 1907 and borax mining
moved to Death Valley.
Guasti is an urban park with swim complex east of Ontario. The 150-acre
park has 10-acre and 4-acre surface lakes stocked year-round with over 24,000
pounds of trout and catfish. Other features located within the park are features
a swim complex consisting of a large sandy beach surrounded by a spacious grass
area and a 220-twin flume waterslide and handicap accessible splash pool.
Gregory Regional Park is a mountain lake with lodge, and a water park near
Crestline. The 150 acre park offers fishing all year, along with the choice
for a picnic, hike, swim, or a day out in the boat. The park is open for swimming
during the summers months. White sandy beaches await avid sunbathers along with
a two-flume, 300' waterslide. Two sand volleyball courts are available for family
fun or tournament games. Rowboats, aqua cycles, paddleboards, sailboats, and
sailboards are available for rent during the summer months.
Calico Ghost Town,
P.O. Box 638
Yermo, CA, 92398
Phone: (760) 254-2122
Fax: (760) 254-2047
Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park
800 N. Archibald Avenue
Ontario, CA, 91764,
Phone: (909) 481-4205
Fax: (909) 481-4202
Lake Gregory Regional Park, 24171 Lake Drive,
Crestline, CA, 92325
Phone: (909) 338-2233
Fax: (909) 338-4590