Ghost Town: Sheriff Hanged on His Own Gallows

Dillon, Montana

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Bannack Ghost Town: Ghosts and Gallows

Bannack State Park

Address:
4200 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT
Directions:
From the town of Dillion drive south 2.5 miles on I-15. Take exit 59 toward Jackson/Wisdom. Drive west on Hwy 278 for 17 miles. At the brown sign for Bannack State Park, turn left onto Bannack Bench Rd. Drive south three miles. Turn left onto Bannack Rd. Drive one mile to Bannack. The gallows will be on the left, up the gulch behind Skinners Saloon. Note: temperatures in winter can drop far, far below zero.
Hours:
May-Oct. 8 am - dusk; off-season 8 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
406-834-3413
Admission:
Out of state car fee.
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