Lewis & Clark Trail

  • Fort Mandan
  • Cross Ranch State Park
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • Sakakawea Scenic Byway
  • Governor's Photo Contest Winner (2012) and Best of Show - Docked Riverboat at Sunset

Follow in footsteps that helped shape American history and blazed trails that opened the gateway to the West. Explore the scenic frontier routes traveled by Lewis and Clark through North Dakota on your own journey to discover Native American arts, crafts and culture. Check out Fun Facts or get in depth info on the Expedition. Click here for more about Lewis and Clark experiences in North Dakota. 

New self-guided resources are available to learn about the communities, attractions, events and visitor experiences, including free self-guided vacation adventure maps are available online at www.lewisandclarkcountry.org.   

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Experience the serene to the extreme in your own North Dakota adventure
Visit legendary places to learn North Dakota history the fun way
North Dakota sites rich in history and scenic wonders
You've read about Custer, Lewis and Clark, Sitting Bull and Sakakawea. Now live the experience.
Sakakawea Scenic Byway (Best Places)
Step back in time to some of the most significant destinations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Learn the history behind and the details about Lewis and Clark's great Western journey.
Learn the inside facts about the expedition's 214 days in North Dakota.
Learn about the notable figures who shaped Lewis and Clark's famous journey into the unknown.
North Dakota Facts (Article)
North Dakota amazes with these agriculture, geography and attraction fun facts.
From Custer to Roosevelt and Sakakawea to Sitting Bull, many legends shaped North Dakota's past.
Featured Listings
Northwest
Northwest
202 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763
First-class casino features reel slot machines, blackjack, craps, poker, video poker...
Northwest
Northwest
New Town, New Town, ND 58763
Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
Southwest
Southwest
28 1st Lane NW, Hazen, ND 58545
Provide guide service for walleyes, pike and salmon on the Missouri River and Lake Sakakawea.
Southwest
Southwest
4480 Fort Lincoln Road, Mandan, ND 58554
General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
Northwest
Northwest
15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801
1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, ND 58577
Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Fish Hatchery Road, Riverdale, ND 58565
Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium is located directly downstream of Lake Sakakawea...
Northcentral
Northcentral
7276 14th St NW, Garrison, ND 58540
You are invited to experience Lake Sakakawea's famous walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass and...
Southcentral
Southcentral
River Road, Bismarck, ND
Keelboat Park is adjacent to the Missouri River and part of the Missouri Valley Legacy Center....
Southwest
Southwest
564 County Rd 37, Stanton, ND 58571
Native Americans occupied this area for more than 11,000 years. Remains of three Hidatsa villages...
Events
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 01, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
321 3rd Ave SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 07, 2014 - Sep 06, 2014
475 Fourth St., Medora, ND 58645
Museum Theatre drama. Imagine the year 1885 and you are a courtroom spectator witnessing the...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 09, 2014 - Sep 04, 2014
Broadway Street, Medora, ND 58645
Theodore Roosevelt comes to life in this vivid rousing presentation. Learn about Theodore...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 26, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014
115 2nd Street SW, Jamestown, ND 58401
A celebration of local foods and regional arts. Successful farmers markets include not only fresh...
Southeast
Southeast
Jul 19, 2014 - Aug 03, 2014
5180 19th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102
Live racing returns to the North Dakota Horse Park the Summer of 2014! Our dates include: July...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 22, 2014 - Jul 24, 2014
612 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505
Exploration and collection of Cretaceous (about 65 million years ago) dinosaur and Eocene...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014
PO Box 2564, Bismarck, ND 58502
Capitol Shakespeare presents William Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Join us for FREE performances on...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 26, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014
PO Box 2564, Bismarck, ND 58502
The Children's Renaissance Faire is a FREE event with games, live performances, face painting,...
Southwest
Southwest
Jul 26, 2014 - Aug 02, 2014
MRF Lab, Marmarth, ND 58643
This dig is co-sponsored by the North Dakota Geological Survey and the Marmarth Research...
Southwest
Southwest
Jul 26, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014
250 Main Street, Medora, ND 58645
Saturday, July 26th is the National Day of the Cowboy. It is the 10th annual celebration...
Deals
Southeast
Southeast
Rates from $15
Apr 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2015
3473 Woodland Park, Valley City, ND 58072
MONDAY-THURSDAY ** Tee off before Noon** $15 for 9 holes + cart or $25 for 18 holes + cart....
Southcentral
Southcentral
$1 off admission price per person
Jul 14, 2014 - Aug 06, 2014
Sleepy Hollow Arts Park at 26th and Divide, Bismarck, ND 58501
Take $1 off tickets with a coupon from advertisers and/or printed coupons distributed at...
Packages
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
The perfect beer. The perfect food. The perfect place to end your day. See photo for more...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Calling all Canadians! We not honor at-par rates! See photo for details.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Enjoy a night on the town with dinner and a movie! See photo for details.
Southeast
Southeast
May 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1025 38th St SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Create memories with our family movie night package. Take the kids to that movie they "have" to...
Southeast
Southeast
May 31, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1025 38th ST SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Shop till you drop!. ...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Take advantage of Minot's proximity to the largest lake in the state! Did you know that Lake...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Hit the courses in Minot this summer! Enjoy the Minot favorite Vardon Golf Club and the Souris...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Looking to meet the real Minot, while still doing what YOU like to do? Let our experts plan the...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Enjoy wine? Enjoy amazing views? Then this is the package for you! See photo for more information.
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 14, 2014 - Aug 07, 2014
Kay's Bed and Breakfast, Bismarck, ND 58501
Kay's Bed and Breakfast is a Historic Bismarck Home. Two people and two tickets for a show...