• Legends of the Missouri River
  • Jim Hellzen
  • Fort Union
  • Canoeing on the Missouri River
  • Missouri River at Bismarck-Mandan in Fall
  • New Town Earthlodge Village
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • Fort Buford
  • Confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri rivers
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Fort Mandan

Lewis & Clark Trail

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.   

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  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Nux Baa Gaa Trail is a newly constructed mountain bike trail containing 6 miles of woods,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Alexander
    Alexander's Lewis and Clark Trail Homestead Museum The homesteader's museum in Alexander is...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Located adjacent to the Missouri River walking trail, Steamboat Park includes at 60-foot-long...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Primitive tent camping, picnic area, boat ramp, hiking, Lewis & Clark historical marker.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Keelboat Park is adjacent to the Missouri River and part of the Missouri Valley Legacy Center....