This Eerie And Fantastic Footage Takes You Inside Idaho’s Abandoned Burke Ghost Town

It’s common knowledge that the mining industry was responsible for the formation of many townsites across the state back in the day. Some of these communities persisted and have since blossomed into bustling cities and towns. Others were not so fortunate. The remnants of these long-abandoned mining towns can still be found throughout Idaho to this day, including the eerie remains of Burke. A former mining town near present-day Wallace, this place is definitely worth seeing with your own eyes. However, the next best thing is this fantastic drone footage that takes you high over what’s left of the town.

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Did you know about this abandoned ghost town near Wallace? For more, check out our list of 10 Forgotten Historic Ghost Towns In Idaho.