Last Chance to Ice Skate at Bannack State Park
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: March 1, 2019

Montana State Parks ( announced today that the skating pond at Bannack State Park will close for the season after March 3, 2019. The skating pond is open weekends from 10am to 4pm. Loaner skates and concessions are available. Don’t miss out on your last chance to glide across the ice at Bannack this year!

If skating isn’t your thing, enjoy the park without the summer crowds. The park is open daily from 8am to 5pm. For more information, please call the park office at (406) 834-3413.

What:  Bannack Skating Pond Final Weekend

When:  March 2 and 3, 2019

Where:  Bannack State Park, 721 Bannack Rd, Dillon, MT

Bannack State Park located near Dillion, MT., is a National Historic Landmark and the site of Montana’s first major gold discovery on July 28, 1862. This strike set off a massive gold rush that swelled Bannack’s population to over 3,000 by 1863. As the value of gold steadily dwindled, Bannack’s bustling population was slowly lost. Today, over 50 original buildings line Main Street and their historic log and frame structures recall Montana’s formative years.

Visit Montana State Parks ( and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating and more and discover some of the greatest natural and cultural treasures on earth.