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Interesting historic value

My family had fun exploring the ghost town and mine. It was interesting to read about the... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Jennifer P
Montana Minning Memories

Very little left of this once busy and industrious mining town. Be ready to climb up a steep and... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Kevin O
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

My family had fun exploring the ghost town and mine. It was interesting to read about the buildings and the history of the area and Ghost Town

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We drive up to Granite every time we visit Phillipsburg. There is so much history to be learned from the area. You can just imagine all the businesses, homes, and churches full of people up there!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Some of the most intact ghost town I've seen! Well worth it. It's rich in history! Pretty well marked..

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

You need to be in to this type of thing to “ get it”. We loved all the bits and pieces of history all the way up to the top. We stopped all along the way to figure out what we were looking at. Although...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Holy view! This place is up a rugged, narrow, winding road, so beware and take care driving up. But once you're up - wow. Incredible views of the mountains. And the ghost town itself does not disappoint. The town still has some structure standing, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rocket50
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Having turned up this road, not knowing for sure what was here to see, it was such an amazing drive. All along the road you could see the old water flumes and think how did they build these things. You arrive at the top to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is the first ghost town my family and I have ever been to and we were amazed. It’s so cool to see the old buildings. I recommend anyone driving by to take the time to stop and walk around. Don’t forget your camera!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jamie1ann
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Very little left of this once busy and industrious mining town. Be ready to climb up a steep and winding road to the Granite Union Hall. In it's heyday around 1889, the Miners Union Day parade was attended by 100's of miners marching for safer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin O
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Garnet is Montanas best-preserved ghost town and was set up back in the 1860's when gold was discovered in the quartz here. It has been a ghost town since the 1920's. It is located about 30 miles east of Missoula and to get to it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank trvlloop
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We love exploring Ghost towns and this one did not disappoint. 15 minutes out of town. Very easy to find. A map would have made it easier. We met a couple who said the hike to the mine was for advanced hikers. We almost did...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank robertcm2017
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