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Bannack State Park

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Bannack History Days is a Hoot!

Our third visit to Bannack but the first time during its History Days. There were plenty of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fred S
Kelowna, Canada
Great place to explore!

This is a great ghost town! The buildings have been cared for just enough to get a feeling of what... read more

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Bob L
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“ghost town”(146 reviews)
“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 yesterday

Our third visit to Bannack but the first time during its History Days. There were plenty of reenactors there who all stayed in character the whole time. Great fun, wonderful place to visit with lots of old buildings, and a fascinating history.

Thank Fred S
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great ghost town! The buildings have been cared for just enough to get a feeling of what it must have been like to live there. Some of them are kind of spooky...

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely worth the trip to see this ghost town, every house, saloon,, jail, school, etc has been renovated with the authenticity intact. Cost only $6.00 per car. Beautiful location, lots of history, definately worth the trip

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 1 week 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

Thank rickydwilkinson
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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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.

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Reviewed 3 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 3 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 3 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
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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
Laurie S
30 January 2018|
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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