• Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Fort Union
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • New Town Earthlodge Village
  • Cross Ranch State Park
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Sakakawea Scenic Byway
  • Governor's Photo Contest Winner (2012) and Best of Show - Docked Riverboat at Sunset
  • Fort Union
  • 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.   

Events
Featured Events
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    May 31, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
    Medora
    Performed live and outside, under the Badlands sky in the 2,900-seat Burning Hills Amphitheatre,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Aug 10, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
    Medora
    History Alive! programs explore the lives and times of local residents from decades gone by,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Aug 23, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019
    Dunseith
    Join the International Peace Garden for its inaugural Gala in the Garden fundraising event. This...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Aug 25, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
    Mandan
    Event include Hobo Banquet, railroad photo contest, Railroad Hall of Fame inductions, special...
Featured Listings
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Fort...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hensler
    Cross Ranch is located along the only free-flowing section of the Missouri River in North Dakota....
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Located one-half mile east of Fort Buford, the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Nux Baa Gaa Trail is a newly constructed mountain bike trail containing 6 miles of woods,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    You can enjoy the Missouri River, the trails, some art and some history all in one trip when you...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    You are invited to experience Lake Sakakawea's famous walleye, northern pike, smallmouth bass and...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    The campground is located on Highway 1806, 26 miles north of Watford City. This campground offers...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    New Town
    Primitive tent camping, picnic area, boat ramp, hiking, Lewis & Clark historical marker.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Alexander
    The museum in Alexander is situated along the Lewis and Clark Trail. The museum opened in 1969...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Riverdale
    Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium is located directly downstream of Lake Sakakawea...