Bonnie Springs Ranch

Bonnie Springs Ranch – Blue Diamond, Nevada

Bonnie Springs Ranch is a former western town and a tourist attraction near Blue Diamond, Nevada. The type of attractions at the ranch are based on historic western ideals, such as horseback riding. Reenacted gunfights can also be spectated if arranged for by request. Bonnie Springs Ranch was first constructed in 1843, as a stopover for wagon trains going to California down the Old Spanish Trail. In 1846, General Fremont on his way to California stopped at Bonnie Springs Ranch to gear up for his trip through Death Valley. Before the ranch was constructed, it was on Paiute Indian territory,…