• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Fort Mandan Interpreter and kids
  • Motorcyclists at Knife River Indian Villages
  • 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 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
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Fort...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Located adjacent to the Missouri River walking trail, Steamboat Park includes at 60-foot-long...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    The campground is located on Highway 1806, 26 miles north of Watford City. This campground offers...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Nux Baa Gaa Trail is a newly constructed mountain bike trail containing 6 miles of woods,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Primitive tent camping, picnic area, boat ramp, hiking, Lewis & Clark historical marker.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Riverdale
    Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium is located directly downstream of Lake Sakakawea...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hensler
    Cross Ranch is located along the only free-flowing section of the Missouri River in North Dakota....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Keelboat Park is adjacent to the Missouri River and part of the Missouri Valley Legacy Center....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    The Scot Wood Motel has 24 rooms (1 is handicap accessible with a large "shower only" so...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Alexander
    The museum in Alexander is situated along the Lewis and Clark Trail. The museum opened in 1969...