Lewis & Clark Trail

  • Sakakawea Scenic Byway
  • Keelboat Park
  • Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • Legends of the Missouri River

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
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
Northeast
Northeast
Sep 19, 2014 - Sep 19, 2014
Icon Architectural Group - 4000 Garden View Drive, Grand Forks, ND 58201
More than 50 accomplished local and regional artists will be exhibiting and selling original...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Sep 19, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014
PO Box 375, New Rockford, ND 58356
Central North Dakota Steam Threshers Reunion is held every year on the third full weekend in...
Northeast
Northeast
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Main Street, Walhalla, ND 58282
This Family Fun Day begins with the Farmers Market at 9am, on Main St.  Giant Pumpkin weigh-in...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Sep 30, 2014 - Oct 04, 2014
2005 Burdick Expressway E., Minot, ND 58701
Norsk Høstfest, North America's largest Scandinavian Festival, begins with opening ceremonies and...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Oct 04, 2014 - Oct 05, 2014
11 S Main; south of RR tracks, Makoti (Ward County), ND 58701
Take a step back in time – lots of fun for young and old! The Makoti Threshing Show is held...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Oct 08, 2014 - Oct 08, 2014
Wishek Civic Center: First Avenue S. and Eighth Street S., Wishek, ND 58495
The second Wednesday of October is reserved on many calendars as the day to experience the ...
Southeast
Southeast
Oct 09, 2014 - Oct 09, 2014
Fargo Theatre, Fargo, ND 58102
Political unrest continues to take violent form in many countries of the Middle East as everyday...
Southwest
Southwest
Nov 01, 2014 - Nov 01, 2014
111 Main Street, Almont, ND 58520
Ethnic dancers and musicians entertain while waiting for seating at a traditional lutefisk and...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Nov 23, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014
622 1st Avenue S, Jamestown, ND 58401
The Saint James Basilica, one of only 60 minor Basilicas in the nation, will celebrate their...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 01, 2015 - May 01, 2015
Heritage Center, Bismarck, ND 58501
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 with...
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....
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.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
The wild days of summer are upon us! Enjoy the weather to the fullest with the Noble Inn and...