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Bannack State Park

721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
+1 406-834-3413
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Jewel in the rough.

Close enough to I-15 (30 minutes)to be just right from a dreary long excursion between two... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
712BobR
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Dillon, Montana
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Fascinating!!!

This historic town, now a ghost town, is certainly worth a couple hours of your time. We added this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MarGal67
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Bellevue, Washington
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A park with over 60 original structures still standing from the 1800s, including the old hotel, the governor's mansion, the Masonic Hall and the Methodist Church.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ghost town” (124 reviews)
“bannack days” (23 reviews)
“old west” (15 reviews)
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721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
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+1 406-834-3413
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Close enough to I-15 (30 minutes)to be just right from a dreary long excursion between two points. It's was more impressive twelve years ago from a locals point of view,(more abandoned furnishings left behind,and more sadly a little too much exterior clean up.) The State...More

Thank 712BobR
Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic town, now a ghost town, is certainly worth a couple hours of your time. We added this on to our small-town road trip agenda at the last minute and are so glad we did. It turned out to be one of our favorite...More

Thank MarGal67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a place if you are a history nut like me... Very reasonable price for admission and you musst get the booklet/map for Bannack. The history of the gold find, first capital, and the hanging were known to me and I'm from Georgia... Great...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As first territorial seat, now a ghost town in the middle of nowhere, this town features structures from the 1860s in various states of repair. The tour book guide received with admission gave details to many of the buildings. Some have been restored and many...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comparable in quality to Bodie, although this is not a ghost town. As a historical marker it is worth visiting to learn about what life was like a century or so ago.

Thank 269jacob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the time. You can get there from Dilllon in 40 minutes and the drive is beautiful. Once there theres a lot to see. Great for kids.

Thank hankb1619
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend to go to this mining town. We enjoyed walking through the town and seeing lots of history.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very well preserved ghost town from the 1860s. There are many interesting buildings in good repair and you can go inside them. WE had a great time . It was even ok to bring our dog on a leash and just take...More

1  Thank 580diane47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All of the buildings are original, there have been modifications made to only one as a result of flood damage. The Park offers guided tours plus a and excursion to the ore processing plant if you choose. It was very interesting and educational I would...More

Thank Potts44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to read about and see some great American Gold Rush history. It is a lot of walking but so worth the time and effort. Actual buildings with their history are open to walk through. Several other tours to take as...More

Thank Mary H
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Quichecat
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shane O | Reviewed this property |
unless your riding during the winter you will have no problems
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Joe N
14 June 2016|
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Response from Lisa Marie H | Reviewed this property |
I concur with Debby G, the Countryside RV park outside Dillon is a nice place to stay and just a short beautiful drive to Bannack.
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Robert B
9 June 2016|
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Response from Sieg1313 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you could call them on the phone. Someone (not a ghost) is there all day at the building where you pay and buy suveniers.
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