Long X Trading Post Visitor Center

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The Long X Visitor Center is the central location for general visitor information. It is the information center about the area's cultural, geological, historical and geographic attractions. Featured in the visitor center is North Dakota's largest, most well preserved petrified tree stump; a 17,000-pound petrified stump of a Bald Cypress tree. The 60 million-year-old tree stump was discovered during a paleontological excavation in the Badlands south of Watford City. Also located in the Long X Visitor Center is the Pioneer Museum of McKenzie County.
Top Features
  • Open Year 'Round
All Features
  • Open Year 'Round
Cost of Admission
  • Admission: None
General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Summer Hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day) Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m. Winter Hours (September-May) Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m-9 p.m.