United States Bayhorse Ghost Town

26 images 1 contributors Shoot with care

Steve West

Shoot with care
Bayhorse is an entry fee area that is operated by the State of Idaho. Bring small denominations of cash with you as there is no automated registration available. The entire ruins are behind fences, so be sure to respect those boundaries and remain on the designated, and well-defined paths.

About this spot
Bayhorse is a ghost town in Custer County, Idaho, United States, founded in 1877. After a new gold mine failed, silver was discovered in the area and a mine was started. Bayhorse was originally established by the silver mine.

In 1976, the entire community was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The town property was purchased by the state in 2006 and opened to the public in 2009 as part of the Land of the Yankee Fork State Park.

Join PhotoHound to learn how, where and when to capture amazing photos here

  • Know the best times, seasons & shooting conditions
  • Detailed directions - maps, co-ordinates and directions
  • Know how to get there - where to park or how to reach there using public transport
  • Browse inspirational photos and learn how they were taken - see the EXIF details
  • Bookmark your favourite spots for future reference
  • Know exactly when to shoot for beautiful photographs - sunrise, sunset, blue hour and astrophotography
  • Detailed, 7-day weather forecast at this location
  • Share your images with like-minded travel photographers

Share this photo spot

Join thousands of photographers exploring the world with PhotoHound

Sign up or Log in