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Bannack State Park

721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
+1 406-834-3413
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Wonderful way to enjoy the beauty and the history of a real mining/ghost town

This is a unique little ghost town. A great place for history buffs like myself as well as a fun... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patty K
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Granite Falls, North Carolina, United States
Enjoy A Bit Of History!

If you love history, touring old buildings, reading about the old West or just camping out and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sdsailor2016
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San Diego, California
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ghost town” (118 reviews)
“bannack days” (23 reviews)
“old west” (14 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 yesterday

This is a unique little ghost town. A great place for history buffs like myself as well as a fun learning experience for children. The town is very well maintained and some of the buildings still have antiques of the period decorating the rooms. My...More

Thank Patty K
Reviewed yesterday

If you love history, touring old buildings, reading about the old West or just camping out and dreaming about the Old West, you definitely need to check out this piece of Montana history.

Thank sdsailor2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Okay.....I'm a history buff! But I've got to tell you, I loved the experience my husband and I had at Bannack State Park and ghost town. It helped that it was a beautiful Montana morning and there was only a few people visiting at the...More

Thank Rimrock52
Reviewed 5 days ago

The buildings are well taken care in this State Park. Some had artifacts and period furnishings. They loan you a guide book that is very informative and tells about each of the buildings and the people who lived in the town. The entrance fee is...More

Thank AJC_travlers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view of what a western gold mining town was like. Buildings are in very good shape on the outside. They are raising money to restore the interiors of the buildings but it is safe and interesting to enter them. The interiors of the school...More

1  Thank Verde1001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well kept example of an old mining town here in Montana. Lots of buildings to look at and guide book tells it all. A little bit of drive from Interstate but well worth it. Good restoration work done after bad flood hit back in...More

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had a great time at the park. Parking is a bit expensive if you do not have a Montana plate; however, we didn't mind. You are given a map and historical information on the buildings. So rich in history! My children were excited...More

Thank Rayna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can imagine how hot it was in the middle of July touring an old ghost town. Amazingly it was rather comfortable inside the buildings while we were looking around inside of them. For $2.00 you can get a tour book that tells you all...More

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far one of the coolest activities I've experienced. Was traveling across country with my pet and she was allowed to go in all buildings. There aren't many places that allow dogs on the road, but this state park does and its super...More

1  Thank brauchtj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give this place six stars. Slightly off the beaten path but worth the drive. The ghost town has 60 structures. The tour is self guided with an informative pamphlet provided for the stroll. Great experience! They have a simple boy/girl scout and junior...More

Thank 32ozicedlatte
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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
15 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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