Bayhorse Ghost Town and Trails System, Challis

4.8
Ghost Town · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • We visited the Bayhorse Ghost town and was pleasantly surprised to find a well preserved Ghost town run by the State Parks system. Although the road is dirt, it wasn’t difficult to get there. The...  more »
  • We visited in the offseason! Didn’t have any info, so we made up our own stories, then googled later to get the real stories! Ours were better 😉 Hard to imagine life there! Beautiful scenery! Trail.....  more »
  • The place was nice on a fall day. Bathrooms very clean. Nice path to view the ghostown with informative signs. (The mining practices back in the 1800's were not very clean so there was some caution....  more »
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  • Classic gold mine. Thank you preserving this site. Easy to get to with any vehicle.
  • A must visit place. It's awesome. Super nice ranger and he was very helpful.
  • Awesome place to visit. Be careful during non peak months (like after September) as it is not always staffed and may be closed.
  • If you're traveling between Challis and Stanley Idaho this is a neat detour. It's an old abandoned mining town from the late 1800s. Fair warning there are a lot of bees and wasps around if you're allergic.
  • It's ok. I like that since if the buildings are preserved however I wish we could go in our get closer to the buildings.

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