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What a view

This Boot Hill is interesting to walk around and the town cemetery is up there too. What makes it... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
delyn35
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Placerville, California
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You must familiarize yourself with a bit of history to appreciate this. The vigilante activities... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Marc D
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Ennis, Montana
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This hill overlooks Virginia City and marks the graves of the outlaws who were brought to justice by the local vigilantes.
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

We didn't really stop in Virginia City just to shop and was quite rainy. But up to Boot Hill we did go!!! Seeing the road agents graves was interesting but the most fun was finding the graves of three mice who had done wrong. Also...More

Thank cruisingrightalong
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Just above the main street, you can visit this cool place with a view and see the graves of 5 road agents who were hung in the 1860's.

Thank Cody M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This Boot Hill is interesting to walk around and the town cemetery is up there too. What makes it worth the trip is the view. It won't take much time, so take the drive and your camera, you will be glad you did.

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Might be a little hooky...but cute little set of "tombstones" in front of the real ones, all for the mice buried there.

Thank Estella B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

You must familiarize yourself with a bit of history to appreciate this. The vigilante activities in the area focus around a crooked sheriff out of Bannack and his band of highway men. It shows what a town can do when they have had enough of...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The reviews I read of Boot Hill describe this attraction as a drive. I recommend a walk/hike to the hill top. You are rewarded by a lovely view of Virginia City and beyond. It's an easy walk. To cool off afterwards, walk down the hill...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Short drive up the hill. Basically four markers of bad dudes hung by the Vigalants in 1860ish. Good story but poorly maintained.

Thank 486marcelh
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Boot hill was interesting road a little rough and steep but worth the trip nice view from the top not much else to say must see for yourself

Thank Dagmar W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It was so hot, we decided to check out the fire engine to up to Boot Hill. The tour guide took us past a few of the historic houses along the way. He also showed us the brewery that is still in business today. And...More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The view of Virginia City from Boot Hill is fantastic. The graves site markers are recreations but reportedly in the correct locations. Worth visiting if in Virginia City as it is a very short distance.

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