A Drone Flew High Above A Historic Mining Town In Idaho And Caught The Most Incredible Footage

Hiding in the rugged backcountry of Elmore County is a historic mining town called Atlanta. Surrounded by the dense scenery of the Boise National Forest, it’s by far one of the state’s most rugged old mining towns. Its remote location can make visiting it a challenge, but that’s exactly why this drone footage is so exciting. Get a rare glimpse of this historic town from above, while truly taking in just how remote the entire townsite is! Scroll down for the full drone video and also to learn all about this town’s unique history.

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