Land of the Yankee Fork State Park

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Coordinates: 44°30′32″N 114°10′54″W / 44.508784°N 114.181793°W / 44.508784; -114.181793
Land of the Yankee Fork State Park
Idaho State Park
Country United States
State Idaho
County Custer
Location Challis
 - elevation 5,001 ft (1,524 m)
 - coordinates 44°30′32″N 114°10′54″W / 44.508784°N 114.181793°W / 44.508784; -114.181793
Area 520.9 acres (210.8 ha)
Founded 1990 [1]
Management Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Land of the Yankee Fork State Park in Idaho
Website: Land of the Yankee Fork State Park

Land of the Yankee Fork State Park is a state park in Custer County, Idaho, United States.[2] The park interprets Idaho's frontier mining history, including the ghost towns Bayhorse, Bonanza, and Custer. The visitor center near Challis has a museum and gold panning station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Lands in Idaho: History". Idaho Museum of Natural History. Archived from the original on February 23, 2013. Retrieved 2011-03-04. 
  2. ^ "Land of the Yankee Fork State Park". Idaho Parks and Recreation. Archived from the original on February 23, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2012.