Information

The Yankee Fork Gold Dredge was used by miners near Custer and Bonanza in the 1940s. It now lies on display in Land of the Yankee Fork Historic Area. The State Park and National Forest Historic Area bring Idaho's frontier mining history to life. Managed by the Challis National Forest and the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge Association, the dredge provides unique historical interpretation and numerous recreational opportunities. Dredge Tours, audio visual programs, a gift shop and friendly dredge personnel provide information on local mining history and area attractions.

Location

Central Idaho, near Sunbeam

Directions

Land of the Yankee Fork Historic Area, Yankee Fork Rd off Hwy 75 NE of Stanley near Sunbeam

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

Attraction Type(s)

Seasons

Summer

Hours

10am-5pm daily, Memorial Day thru Labor Day

Fees

Self-guided tours of dredge: $5.00 suggested donation per person

Facilities

Gift Shop, Visitor Center

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