Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District - Bonanza Guard Station

Bonanza Guard StationBonanza is a summer guard station located above the old town site of Bonanza. The fascinating history of the Yankee Fork area combined with easy access make this area very popular. Recreation and mining are the primary uses of this part of the forest. The station guard is responsible for the care and maintenance of all the recreation facilities along the Yankee Fork and up Jordan Creek to Loon Creek summit.

The station opens in late May and closes in late September or early October.

Location: 25 miles from the district office; follow U.S. 75 upriver to Sunbeam, turn right and follow signs. Map