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Garnet Ghost Town

Granite County, Montana 59804 USA

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Opens Wed 9:30a
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  • Pet Friendly
  • Public
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  • No Wifi
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“one of America's best-preserved ghost towns”

One thousand people called Garnet home in the 1890s as they scoured the mountains for gold. Largely abandoned 20 years later when the gold ran out, today the town is well-preserved and offers a glimpse into the struggles of those early miners and homesteaders. The visitor center has information about 19th century life here. Two rental cabins are available December through April; arrangements need to be made in advance by calling the Missoula Field Office BLM. Depending on weather, the visitor center is open daily from late May through September from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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Brian F.

Getting here is a bit of a drive and a good portion of it is over gravel road so be prepared for that. Also the service there is not good at some places and nonexistent at most places so if you... Read more

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Cindy M.

Well worth the long drive up the paved road that transitions to gravel 6 miles shy of the parking lot. Read more

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Beth B.

Highly recommend stopping here for a visit! It was so neat to see the old town and step back in time! FYI: It's ran by BLM so while it's cheap to visit ($3 per person at the time I'm writing... Read more

Garnet Ghost Town

Granite County
Montana
59804 USA
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  • Sun - Sat: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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