Take This Hidden Trail To One Of The Most Well-Preserved Abandoned Mines In Arizona

Given Arizona’s rich mining history, it only makes sense that remnants of the industry would be scattered throughout our desert landscape. While that may be true, most of the abandoned structures have long since succumbed to the harsh elements. One mine, however, is incredibly well-preserved and still contains amazing evidence of the operations that once took place there. Check it out:

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Curious to see more? Check out this quick video by Epic Adventure Outdoors for a virtual tour:

As always, keep in mind that old, abandoned places like this can be unstable and dangerous. Please use caution around the machinery and structures, do not attempt to access areas that are blocked off, and obey any posted warnings.

Have you ever seen Martinez Mine in person? What other abandoned mines are hiding in Arizona? We think this one is pretty spooky: Get A Glimpse Of The Old Arizona At This Abandoned Mine And Ghost Town.