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Bannack State Park

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Address: 721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT 59725-9300
Phone Number: 406-834-3413
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  A park with over 60 original structures still standing from the...

  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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What a wonderful place

I found this place on the Roadside America app. and what a find it was! We had been in the Dillon, Mt. area many times, but had never found this lovely ghost town. There is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Eyeteach1
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Sumner, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bannock is a great place to visit if you are in the mood to visit a well preserved ghost town and have an interest in Montana history.

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Thank Wendy D
Sumner, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this place on the Roadside America app. and what a find it was! We had been in the Dillon, Mt. area many times, but had never found this lovely ghost town. There is an entrance fee, but it is minimal. I would suggest purchasing the pamphlet that explains more about the town. When the town was purchased there... More 

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bannack State Park is a super fun place to visit! Great for all ages. Lots of history and great old buildings to tour. Try to visit with a ranger they have lots of knowledge and love to share. Pack a picnic and stay all day!

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Thank Jewellandmike
Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see, the staff was the very best. It was not crowded at all, we spend several hours enjoying the history. I will go back and explore some more. Thank you to the state of Montana for having such good state parks like this on.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited with ou rtwo kids aged 7 and 9. to be honest we had taken some detours in in our road trip in order to make it as we were really curious about this place. Yet when we realised how hot it was around and the kids being really tough under the heat, I started to regret and actually... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this place on our recent trip to Dillon. Approx one hour drive to park. Park entry fee is $6 per car and is by honour system. The park is unique with all the houses and business maintained in there original condition. Highly recommended. Worth a visit.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go, watch the video.... Only 14 minutes long but takes you back to when the town was an active, vibrant gold mining town. They offer free canes and wheelchairs at the Visitors Center if you need one. It was a fun look back in time to life in a mining town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Children loved the ghost town. Lots of buildings and not alot of people. Quick drive from Dillon or Crystal park. Some buildings were moldy (we stayed out of those ones and just read the info) but overall alot were in great shape. Kids were trying to run up and be the first to open the door to each house or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived during thunderstorm offered video to watch then umbrellas -brilliant. Easy walk to houses etc most u can go in. Went into masons hall where they supplied free drinks , nibbles and excellent hospitality. Spent most of afternoon with these welcoming friendly people who made our visit just great -thank you so much. Highly recommended. Thanks -the 'kiwis' new zealand... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to the State of Montana, they have done a great job of preserving the ghost town from the 1860's. You can spend several hours of exploring the immediate area that has picnic sites and fishing access on Grasshopper creek.

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