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Bannack State Park

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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A quick detour before heading home

Most of our family has been here but a few have not so we thought we would share the experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristina S
San Diego
AMAZING!!!! The best ghost town in Montana

Over Labor Day weekend I was in Montana visiting several ghost towns and Bannack State Park is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“bannack days”(26 reviews)
“old west”(19 reviews)
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.
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721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
+1 406-834-3413
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this Friday. It was the weekend reinactors demonstrate how life was in the 1860’s. It was well done. We learned a lot about Montana history and the hardships of settling the territory. Miners in the area had a hard life. It was good...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of our family has been here but a few have not so we thought we would share the experience. Never disappointed in this cute ghost town. Very cool and really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over Labor Day weekend I was in Montana visiting several ghost towns and Bannack State Park is the BEST by far. Visiting Bannack has been on my Bucket List for 4 or 5 years now, so I was super excited to visit. When you first...More

Thank traveling_with_kathy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I take all my out of town guests here for a pleasant day in the old west. Come early or come late and the colors are better for flicks.

2  Thank gregory1915
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day at Bannack State Park. It was really interesting and a fun way to spend the day. We went into every building, and hiked back to the gallows and up to the cemetery. The history of this town is quite interesting, especially...More

Thank craulston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love visiting ghost towns, and Bannack is my new all-time favorite. There are a lot of buildings, and unlike most ghost towns that are falling down, Bannack was occupied recently enough that the structures are still stable. I loved being able to go inside...More

Thank cougdoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled here with our 2 dogs which we were welcomed to bring in and also allowed in the buildings, which was a pleasant surprise. They have done a fantastic job preserving the past for future generations to understand what our ancestors went through.

Thank Gay J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well preserved and taken care of ghost town. Loved every moment. Each one of the 60 buildings are over 100 years old are a work of art.

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far the best ghost town that I have ever seen. I didn't want to leave! I loved the fact that you could walk right through most of the buildings. They do sell a booklet for $2.00 describing the town, and what all...More

2  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just a few miles west of Dillon this is not one to be missed. A true western town, as it was in the 1870's. No commercial development, just the haunting spirits that once walked these streets. You can explore most of the buildings on...More

Thank homesolution825
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24 June 2018|
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Response from Lyn V |
Yes! I was just at the park today and dogs are welcome, on leash, of course.
4 April 2018|
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Response from jesse o | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I live in Jackson and my daughter attends school in Dillon. Other responder gave you good advice, four hours sounds right, except that Virginia City is not on your way and even Dillon is further than you need to go... More
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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