The Real Story Behind These Mysterious Hives In Nevada Will Fascinate You

You never truly know what you’ll stumble across when exploring the remote deserts of Nevada’s backcountry. If you’ve ever found yourself roughly 20 miles south from the town of Ely, you might have noticed some pretty strange structures sitting in the middle of nowhere. These structures may resemble giant hives but they are definitely not the remains of humongous honey bees. In fact, they are charcoal ovens and there’s a pretty incredible story about how they got here.

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Did you know the story behind these charcoal ovens? It’s worth it for every Nevadan to see these historic remains up close. There are a plethora of treasures waiting to be uncovered in our state. Just check out our list of 6 Trails In Nevada That Lead You To Extraordinary Ancient Ruins.