Information

This ghost town lies within Land of the Yankee Fork Historic Area. Numerous buildings from the mining era are on display with interpretive programs and a gift shop. The Land of the Yankee Fork State Park and National Forest Historic Area brings to life Idaho's frontier mining history. Managed by the Challis National Forest and the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, the Yankee Fork Historical Area provides unique historical interpretation and numerous recreational opportunities. On July 14, 2012 visitors can experience Custer Day, an event with an old west shoot outs, guided tours and fun activities for all ages.

Location

Central Idaho, NE of Stanley

Directions

Land of the Yankee Fork State Park

Nearest City

Challis

Street Address

Junction of Hwys 75 and 93
Challis ID, 83226

Mailing Address

HC 67, Box 2004
24424 Hwy 75
Challis ID, 83226

Seasons

Summer

Hours

10am-5pm daily, Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day; tours available from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Fees

Free

Facilities

Campsites, Gift Shop, Instruction, Parking, Restrooms, Vault Toilets, Visitor Center

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