Lewis & Clark Trail

  • Fort Union
  • Sitting Bull Visitor Center
  • Fort Mandan
  • New Town Earthlodge Village
  • Adventures in North Dakota
  • Lewis and Clark Trail
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Motorcyclists at Knife River Indian Villages
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Jim Hellzen

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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Trip Ideas & Travel Information

North Dakota is a state crafted largely by legendary heroes of the Old West, hard-working immigrants and pioneers who left a legacy that endures to this day. Here are 10 historically significant sites in North Dakota.

Lewis and Clark State Park is situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea. The rugged buttes of the North Dakota Badlands display a towering backdrop to one of the state's best recreation areas.

Long before there were scenic byways, there was the Missouri River. Lewis and Clark took it to the Rocky Mountains and back home. Today, you can travel along the water route and see an array of attractions along the way, including Garrison Dam.

Explorers Lewis and Clark were among the earliest visitors to North Dakota. They mapped out a trail for you to follow through North Dakota.

Experience the serene to the extreme in your own North Dakota adventure
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.

Step back in time to some of the most significant destinations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Fill your itinerary with more than two dozen things to see and do in a tour of North Dakota. Activities are as diverse as the regions in which they are found.

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Everything You Want to Know about the Lewis and Clark Expedition
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Featured Listings
Northwest
Northwest
202 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763
First-class casino features reel slot machines, blackjack, craps, poker, video poker and keno,...
Northwest
Northwest
New Town, New Town, ND 58763
Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
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...
Northcentral
Northcentral
2576 Eighth St. SW, Washburn, ND 58577
Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
Events
Southcentral
Southcentral
Nov 21, 2015 - Mar 31, 2016
State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center, Bismarck, ND 58505
Eco-friendly exhibit with a minimal carbon footprint. Green Revolution addresses critical issues...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 14, 2016 - May 14, 2016
500 Third Ave. SE, Jamestown, ND 58505
Offices being restored to original 1809 look. Courthouse and lower level will be open for viewing...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 05, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
321 Third Ave. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 11, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 19, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
Box 244, Jamestown, ND 58402-0244
Authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies is a once-in-a-lifetime...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 19, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
Dakota Valley Trail, Jamestown, ND 58401
Wagon train adventure.
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Experience Dakota Territory living history military encampment with demonstrations and maneuvers...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
Frontier Village, Jamestown, ND 58401
Experience the Old West in a Wild West shootout at the Frontier Village. Show starts at 3 p.m....
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jul 08, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
Maple Sugar Ranch, Rolette, ND 58366
The Ryan Keplin Summer Fest is an outdoor festival held annually the second weekend of July...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 08, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
500 17th St. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Celebrate White Cloud's birthday with city-wide activities, including a kids' carnival, Wild West...
Deals
Southwest
Southwest
$25 off per night
Oct 01, 2015 - Apr 29, 2016
75 East River Road S., Medora, ND 58645
$25 off any room.
Northcentral
Northcentral
Rates from $40.00
Jan 31, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
3750 BIA Road 10, Belcourt, ND 58316
ONLY 200 advanced tickets for $40 per person for weekend daily pass. (Does not include camping)....
Packages
Southwest
Southwest
Dec 01, 2015 - Feb 29, 2016
493 Elks Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601
"A beautiful sight, we're happy tonight, walking in a winter wonderland!" Conveniently located...