Ghost towns. Those two words conjure up images of mystery, ruin, adventure, and pioneers. When you think of "the west" or even "Arizona", one of the first images many people think of is a ghost town. If you're a ghost town enthusiast, it doesn't get much better than Arizona! With numerous ghost towns all over the state, you are presented with the opportunity to explore the past and how people lived and worked. Many a dream was pursued and often resulted in utter failure, however, some "near ghosts" have become lively havens for artists and tourists. Some are far off the beaten path, some are easily accessible. Click on a ghost town or mining camp below to get started!