Joy Townsite

Bureau of Land Management, Utah.

Joy was a mining town that was founded in the 1870s.Significant gold, silver, and copper were extracted from the area. Today, Joy is a ghost town that contains remnants of building foundations and mining equipment


From Salt Lake City, take I-15 South, then south west on US-6. take the Exit for highway 174 and continue for 30 miles. There is an unmarked left turn that will head straight towards Mt Laird. Joy will be on your right in 7 miles.