Bannack State Park

721 Bannack Rd.
Dillon, MT 59725- Map It
(406) 834-3413

AAA Editor Notes

Bannack State Park is 17 mi. w. on SR 278, then 4 mi. s. on Bannack Rd., following signs. Montana's first territorial capital and one of the original gold-rush towns of this area, the park includes weathered remains of the first capitol, jail, hotel and log cabins. The visitor center offers 19th-century photographs of the region and videos about mining and local history. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Park admission $6 (nonresidents per private vehicle); $4 (nonresidents arriving by other means); free (Montana residents with ID). Camping $24-$28 (nonresidents); $18-$20 (nonresidents with a Montana State Park passport); $14-$18 (Montana residents with ID).
Hours: Park daily 8-7, Memorial Day-Labor Day; 8-dusk, May 1-day before Memorial Day; 8-5, rest of year. Visitor center daily 10-7, May-Sept.; Sat.-Sun. 11-6, in Oct. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas.