Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, North Dakota Recreation Area Info & Images

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

Plane Fly into Bismarck or Minot, ND. Hazen, ND (15 miles from site) has an airport for small planes. Car One-half mile north of Stanton, ND on County Road 37. One hour northwest of Bismarck, ND and one and a half hours southwest of Minot, ND. Public Transportation Charter and tour bus parking available at Visitor Center parking lot.

Phone

(701) 745-3300

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

North Dakota Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

North Dakota Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More North Dakota Recreation Areas | Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Official Website | Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Map

Earthlodge people hunted bison and other game, but were in essence farmers living in villages along the Missouri and its tributaries. The site was a major Native American trade center for hundreds of years prior to becoming an important market place for fur traders after 1750.