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.