Ghostown of Bannack, Bannack State Park, Montana

Come walk the deserted streets of Bannack. Bannack is one of the best preserved ghost towns in the country. Bannack State Park is a registered historic landmark and the site of Montana’s first major gold discovery on July 28, 1862. This strike set off a massive gold rush that swelled Bannack’s population to over 3,000 by 1863. The park is 5,837 feet in elevation and approximately 1,600 acres. The campgrounds have 28 sites. Music: Landars Dream by Audionautix

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