RYE PATCH

NAME: Rye Patch
COUNTY: Nye
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 1
CLIMATE: Hot summer, cool winter.
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Anytime.
COMMENTS: Pretty scenery.
REMAINS: Small recreational area.

Rye Patch was a ranching and mining area in addition to providing water for the Hannapah mining District and for the town of Tonopah. Mining claims were never developed to any great extent. A small number of ranches in the rye Patch Wash are the sites of the only activity still taking place in the area. The residents of Tonopah are frequent visitors to a small recreational area that has been created.

Submitted by: HBC

 


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