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Granite Ghost Town State Park

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Silver was discovered here in 1865 and in the same year, the Wier House was built for the mine's superintendent. It is now the only masonry residence in this ghost town. At the peak of its boom, Granite was thought to be the richest silver mine on earth. Little remains of the major hotel, 18 saloons and the Granite Rod and Gun Club.

To find this undeveloped park, take Highway 10-A east of Philipsburg, go south on Fanfone Street and turn east on the gravel road opposite Center Street. Proceed about 4 miles to the townsite.

Location: 3201 Spurgin Road, Missoula Montana 59804 Telephone 406-542-5500

Other Montana State Parks nearby:
(Missoula) Council Grove State Park
(Missoula) Frenchtown Pond State Park
(Missoula) Granite Ghost Town State Park
(Missoula) Placid Lake State Park
(Missoula) Salmon Lake State Park


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