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“Great history, and very interesting”

Bayhorse Ghost Town and Trails System
Ranked #2 of 8 things to do in Challis
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Driving on Highway 75, we saw the sign for the ghost town, and decided to go. The Idaho state parks have taken over management of the ghost town, and have done an excellent job. There were park employees there to give some history and information, and answer any questions. The buildings are amazingly interesting, even though you have to stay a safe distance behind the wood railing the state has put up. We were pleasantly surprised at how many structures there were still standing. The road above the main "town" is narrow, and follows a beautiful stream through a wooded landscape. We were very glad we took the detour to stop.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

lots of cool and interesting things to see and do here, fairly accessible and lots of local history to see and learn about !!

Thank MR H
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Came up here with the family road on the trails enjoyed the scenery and the ghost town it was very interesting will defiantly be back again.

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a hidden gem. Really cool ghost town with a lot of history.

Guide Gary Dreyer was amazing with lots of good stories.

Thank mrt1955
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

My wife and I visited this site on 8/26/16. Love the history, location, old buildings and volunteer guides to help you and answer questions. As a disabled veteran, found out that sometimes they will do private tours for those veterans in a wheel chair. A $5.00 fee to enter. Well worth it!!

Thank Chuck B
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