Bannack State Park - Bannack

A registered historic landmark and the site of Montana's first major gold discovery on July 28, 1862. Please visit our website for more information!

The park is 5,837 feet in elevation and approximately 1,600 acres. The campgrounds have 28 sites. A tepee is also available to rent. The Yankee Flats Shelter and picnic site is available to rent for large groups. There is a 14 day camping limit and fees for camping.

The Visitor Center is open daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Ice Skating in the winter is available. (weather permitting)

Day Fees:

Drive-in: $8.00

Walk/Hike-in: $4.00

Winter Warming house: $5.00

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Phone: 406-834-3413
Fax: 406-834-3548
Toll Free: 855-922-6768

Bannack State Park is located in the southwestern area of Montana. Take I-15 south of Dillon to exit #59 (Highway 278 exit.) Drive west on Highway 278 for 18 miles. Turn south onto the Bannack Bench Road and travel four miles. Park entrance road will be on the left hand side.

All Year

Fall - Spring: 8:00am - 5:00pmSummer: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Cash, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks, Visa

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Established Fire Pits, Gift Shop, Handicapped Accessible, Maps, Merchandise, Pets Allowed, Public Restroom, Registered Historic Site, Toilets, Tour, Water

Bird Watching, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, History, Ice Skating, Mountain Biking, Museum, Nature, Photography, Picnicking, RV Camping, Stream Fishing, Tent Camping, Tour, Wildlife Viewing