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Bannack State Park

721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
+1 406-834-3413
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One of the best intact ghost towns!

My mom and I visited Bannack before the park officially opened and no one else was there when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stacky1974
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Site seeing with daughter and grandchildren

We had a very good time with o u r self guided book tour. Fun ghost town from old west gold mine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grannyistraveling
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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” (25 reviews)
“bannack days” (24 reviews)
“tour book” (4 reviews)
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721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I visited Bannack before the park officially opened and no one else was there when we arrived - what a treat! We were able to park and pay on the honor system and walk through the streets and into (most of) the...More

Thank Stacky1974
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good time with o u r self guided book tour. Fun ghost town from old west gold mine town. The grandbabies enjoyed the old school house.

Thank Grannyistraveling
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We never get tired of visiting Bannack State Park- we enjoy special ranger led activities such as star gozing, and musical events held there in season.

Thank bhrbabydoc
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Great adventure if you are into Ghost Towns. A lot of buildings still standing and the Park Ranger is great!

Thank Tammie M
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Laurie S
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Response from Sheryl M | Reviewed this property |
If you really love the history of the area and want to take the time to visit everything, including hiking up to the cemetery and seeing the area where they hanged the criminals, and read all the information, it would take... More
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Quichecat
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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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Response from Patty K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a campground on site. It is vey well maintained.
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