Nipton, California: Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

Halfway across the Mojave Desert, you can buy gas, watch animatronic miners, and marvel at a fancy urinal.

Address:
65845 Cima Rd, Nipton, CA
Directions:
Cima Shell station, Cima Rd and I-15, SE off exit.
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Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

The date shakes alone are worth the stop. A large selection of hot sauces, unique sodas, chocolates, jerky, and loads of nostalgic candy.

[Daniel, 08/29/2021]
Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

This is no longer there, looks like a burned building.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 07/17/2021]

Robot miners.

Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

Cute! Right off the freeway, worth a stop for the kids.

[Mary, 04/28/2020]
Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

As of 1/6/2020, they do not move.

[Anna, 01/21/2020]

Maybe a robot repair team will pass through in the Spring. In early 2019, the taped messages still played, and the main gold panning miner moved his lower jaw.

Animatronic miners.

Mining Themed Gas Station

This is it!

[Lori, 05/09/2016]

At the touch of a button, three craggy prospectors pan for gold in a small tableau outside a desert gas station decorated with mining equipment.


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