playing in the water at Lake Sakakawea

5 Things to do at Lake Sakakawea State Park

Lake Sakakawea State Park is one of the top access points to fun and recreation on Lake Sakakawea. Activities include boating, fishing, camping, hiking, swimming and more.

Sailing on Lake Sakakawea
Boat around Lake Sakakawea

With more shoreline than the state of California, this 180-mile-long lake is a great place for boating or sailing into the sunset - and back.

1200 Co Hwy 15
Garrison, ND 58540
United States

Fishing on Lake Sakawea
Catch your limit of fish

Anglers don't have a hard time landing limits in Lake Sakakawea's vast and deep waters.

Pick City, ND
United States

hiking trail
North Country National Scenic Trail

The North Country National Scenic Trail will stretch more than 4,600 miles from New York to Lake Sakakawea State Park.

Go birding

Many species next along the shore and in the trees within the state park's boundaries. Find those elusive species to check off the list.

Pick City, ND
United States

Spillway at the Garrison Dam
Garrison Dam and Power Plant Tours

Enjoy activities close to the park to include a tour of the Garrison Dam, State Fish Hatchery and be sure to stop in Pick City at the Crab Apple for ice cream.