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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND 58554-7947
+1 701-667-6340
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What a gem

The staff goes out of way to inform you of hours and sites and activities. Great to hike trails... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stacy S
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Great way to spend the day

Great place to take the kids and spend the day walking around and seeing many sites. There is many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RHR2
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Mandan, North Dakota
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Rich in both military and early Native American history, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is your destination! The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is the state agency charged with administering selected parks and recreation areas that are deemed to have state-wide or regional significance. In addition, the department has responsibility for the following functions: ◾Off-highway vehicle planning and safety program ◾Snowmobile safety programs and trails ◾Nature Preserves Act ◾Outdoor recreation grants and statewide recreation planning ◾State Scenic Byways Program The mission of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and enhance outdoor recreation opportunities through diverse parks and programs that conserve the state's natural diversity. Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park in North Dakota is one of the outstanding historic areas within the state. The park is made historically important because within its boundaries are the ruins of On-A-Slant Mandan Indian Village and the Fort Abraham Lincoln cavalry and infantry posts. Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is located 7 miles south of Mandan, ND, on Highway 1806. For those touring the historic fort buildings and Mandan Village, interpretive passes are required in addition to the vehicle entrance fee. There are daily tours of the Custer House and the On-A-Slant Indian village (May - September). Amenities ◾1,006 acres ◾Campground ◾Electrical ◾Reservations ◾RV Dump station ◾Showers ◾Cabins ◾Visitor center ◾Historic buildings ◾Interpretive tours ◾Picnic shelters ◾Playground ◾Horse corrals
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“indian village” (32 reviews)
“custer's home” (19 reviews)
“guided tour” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND 58554-7947
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+1 701-667-6340
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The staff goes out of way to inform you of hours and sites and activities. Great to hike trails with the kids and run through the barracks on site. Beautiful setting by the river. Hike up the hill for a great view and climb up...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take the kids and spend the day walking around and seeing many sites. There is many things to see. It is alot of fun for everyone.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were following the "Lewis & Clark" trail and traveling across the US, camping and occasionally staying in a hotel. Of all of the parks we visited FALSP was our favorite. We were tent camping out of our truck and reserved the perfect spot. Right...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend great place to tour and also awesome camp grounds close to town right next to the veterans cemetery

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This Fort is a perfect Historical place to visit while in the Mandan area. The self guided tour and placement of walking paths leads visitors across the high bluff of the Forts Block House’s and brings the feeling of being able to step into the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This park closed up on Sept 18, 2017. You pay the park fee ($7), and THEN you find out Interpretive services, historic buildings, Visitor Center, and Commissary Store are closed. We spoke to a park employee who admitted that the closing is not well posted....More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great hiking and amazing history lessons. Beautiful spot to see fall colors. View from the forts is worth the trip. State park has wonderful camping spots along the Missouri River. All ages can enjoy. Great place to learn about our native neighbors

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were on a flyby trip to Yellowstone, so only had one night to stay at the park, but from what little exploration we managed to do I would definitely like to make a return trip with more time. The story behind the fort is...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our visit to Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park was great! We spent over 3 hours roaming the grounds and gaining knowledge about the historical significance of the site. The park employees were friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. It was easy to navigate with an elderly father....More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We camped here overnight. The park was beautiful. Great paths and places to walk with our dogs. Lots of trees and grass and along the river. It will be one of my favorite places that I have camped. Custer's home and the barracks were very...More

Thank MissMyDog
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Michelle G
20 April 2017|
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Response from MountainSunSea | Reviewed this property |
The trolley is fun but it does restrict your time at the park because it only runs for a few hours. So it depends on how much time you want to spend at Ft.Lincoln. Or if you can have someone pick you up, you could ride the... More
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cj3740
25 July 2016|
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Response from FortALincoln | Property representative |
Reservation information about camping at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park. can be found at the ND parks Website or call 701-667-6340 Only Primitive Sites remain for this coming weekend at Fort Abraham Lincoln - you will have... More
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cj3740
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
If you don't get the right info in the above post try this one. Contact 4480 Ft. Lincoln Road Mandan, ND 58554 Phone: 701.667.6340 E-mail: falsp@nd.gov
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