Bannack State Park

Bannack State Park


Location:26 miles southwest of Dillon.
Facilities:28 campsites (14 tent, 14 trailer), group camping and picnicking facilities, rental tipi, picnic area, horseshoe pit, trails, wildlife viewing, visitor center, interpretive displays (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, tours (self-guided and guided), interpretive programs.
Special Features:The ghost town of Bannack was the site of Montana's first major gold discovery in 1862. The main street is lined with more than 50 historic log and frame structures that recall Montana's formative years. Bannack is the best preserved of the Montana ghost towns being preserved rather than restored and is a registered National Historic Landmark.
Address:4200 Bannack Rd
Dillon, MT 59725

Phone:406-834-3413
Web: fwp.mt.gov/lands/site_281798.aspx
Size: 1,528 acres. Elevation: 5,837 feet.

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Most of southwest Montana's gold-mining towns are only faded memories today, but the two listed below, Bannack State Park and Garnet, have survived as ghost towns and are worth a visit while you're in the region.