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Bannack State Park

721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
+1 406-834-3413
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Bannack S.P. is a beautiful step back in time; it's the only ghost town that I've visited that even comes near to Bodie

I have been meaning to visit Bannack for years, since some of my patients raved about it, but I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SpokaneWashington
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Spokane99206
Inspiring

This is the way it should be done. Unlike actively commercial tourist towns where great competition... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
jesse o
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Jackson, Wyoming
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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 towns” (23 reviews)
“bannack days” (24 reviews)
“tour book” (4 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 4 weeks ago

I have been meaning to visit Bannack for years, since some of my patients raved about it, but I just never got there until this past year. I visited it 30 Sep 2017, finally! I arrived before any of the park rangers were there and...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is the way it should be done. Unlike actively commercial tourist towns where great competition for space and high prices drive the destruction of even national register of historic places sites, here all is under one jurisdiction, the state of Montana, who has preserved...More

Thank jesse o
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great ghost town day trip. We went with family and friends and really enjoyed the history and ghost stories. There is a very sweet and talented volunteer who plays the piano in one of the houses, which adds to the haunted and...More

Thank creeklaying
Reviewed 22 September 2017 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 bonehead22
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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 14 September 2017 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 13 September 2017 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 11 September 2017

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 9 September 2017

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 7 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Kathy B
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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 Robert S | 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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