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Bayhorse, Idaho is located in Idaho
Bayhorse, Idaho
Location in Idaho
Bayhorse, Idaho is located in the United States
Bayhorse, Idaho
Location in the United States
Location Custer County, Idaho
Nearest city Challis, Idaho
Built 1877
NRHP reference No. 76000671
Added to NRHP March 15, 1976

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.

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