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.
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Top Features
  • Open Year 'Round
All Features
  • Open Year 'Round
Cost of Admission
  • Admission: None
General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Tourist Information can be accessed after hours until 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and between noon and 4 p.m. Sunday by entering through the Long X Bottle Shop.