We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site

564 County Road 37, Stanton, ND, ND 58571
+1 701-745-3300
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Very Informatiive

This NHS is in a quiet setting along the river. Very informative regarding native american village... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
gawildcats
,
Cumming, Georgia
Village life

We got there 45 minutes before closing. It was definitely not enough time to read and see it all... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Patty S
via mobile
Read all 57 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
564 County Road 37, Stanton, ND, ND 58571
CONTACT
Website
+1 701-745-3300
Write a Review
Reviews (57)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2017

This NHS is in a quiet setting along the river. Very informative regarding native american village life.

Thank gawildcats
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We got there 45 minutes before closing. It was definitely not enough time to read and see it all. It can be done but I wish we had more time because it was a very interesting look into the past.

Thank Patty S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The lodge alone makes this National Park site worth a visit. I arrived just as they opened, and no one was there but me. Nice to have such a park all to myself! Rangers were very nice, and very informative. Took a short walk around...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We did not have time to watch the video, but did visit the earth lodge reproduction. It was very interesting to actually be able to go inside the replica and imagine what life may have been like for a family in one of these villages....More

Thank JoW169
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop here to drag our trip out a bit more. About a half hour north of the interstate. Have never seen these earth mound dwellings before and they were interesting to see. Would be a challenging walk on a gravel path if you...More

Thank BATC1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We started by watching the video on the visitors center. This took about 15 minutes and gave a good foundation for what we would see outside. Took another 15 minutes to walk outside to see the lodge and other village artifacts. I think there were...More

Thank 901MichelleC
Reviewed 23 July 2017

There is really no need to write a review. If you are even considering a visit here, simply read the review titles. That should be all you need to know to make that decision. As usual the rangers are very knowledgeable and want to share...More

Thank travelertoo2
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great! The guides were REALLY knowledgeable and best of all it was free. Part of the local history you just cannot miss.

Thank Jared M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Outstanding park exhibit. Earthlodge reconstruction we could walk into and see how the Hidasta lived. The 15 minute film was very informative and narrated by an old woman who was the last Hidasta alive who lived by the traditional ways.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice museum and an interesting video about an Hidatsa woman's life. Then, with a ranger, toured the earthen lodge and gardens. Also took a nice hike to the second village area, which shows circles in the earth where many earthen lodges were located.

Thank PasCaLady
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Spillway Coffee House
6 reviews
15.25 km away
Rusted Rail
9 reviews
22.12 km away
Harbor Bar
16 reviews
23.72 km away
Dakota Farms Family Restaurant
17 reviews
27.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fort Mandan
76 reviews
15.78 km away
Jimmy's Lounge and Pizza
8 reviews
20.67 km away
Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Complex
11 reviews
26.50 km away
Fort Stevenson State Park
12 reviews
26.92 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit