Golden State Heritage Site

Park History

Golden is a ghost town with four remaining structures. In 1968, Josephine County bought up the old Ruble mining claims near Golden. The property was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, and OPRD purchased it that same year. It is the only former mining community owned and managed by OPRD. In 2006, OPRD purchased another 5.43 acres from Golden Coyote Wetlands, Inc. to add to the site.

Acreage: 5.43


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