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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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Historic As Well As Beautiful

This is a great surprise. The best state park in North Dakota by far. Just on the other side of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pleasantville, New York
If you are in the area, take the time to go and visit.

This was General George Custer's last home. A nice tour of his home with some original... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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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4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND 58554-7947
+1 701-667-6340
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great surprise. The best state park in North Dakota by far. Just on the other side of the Missouri River from Bismarck. Besides being beautiful and having hiking trails and an Indian village restoration, it was the fort where George Custer was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was General George Custer's last home. A nice tour of his home with some original furnishings. i must say I do enjoy American History. I could imagine the day to day activities of the 7th Calvary in and around the fort, parade grounds, etc....More

Thank TNRoadWarrior-58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We try and go every year. It's such a fun thing to do. Trick or treating in the summer! Campground is full with campers, most decorate and there is also a costume contest. We always have a great time. It's a nice quiet campground. Most...More

Thank myblessings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made a stop here and spend about 2 hours as part of a mid-west trip. Some good/unique things you can do for minimal cost (just the cost entry cost without the custer house addition: - Can walk around indian slant village and take pictures. The...More

1  Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Not only can you learn about the history of the fort there are also exhibits about the Mandan Indians. A beautiful day for a walk through the area.

Thank ckb_10
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This Park seemed unassuming when we arrived, because it was such a large wide open countryside. But, as we drove into the nice campground, and parked the RV, we then climbed the nature stairs to the Visitor Center, and we were impressed with the relics...More

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 7 March 2017

FALSP is just outside of Mandan, ND and is a great destination for a quick hike or to camp by the Missouri River. If you're into U.S. history, there is a lot to see here.

Thank MountainSunSea
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The joys of out of season ? Still paid the $5 entry in an envelope at the gate but we were it ! Pretty enjoyable, peeked thru the curtains in Custer's home, walker thru the On-a-Slant Mandan Village and went up top on the Blockhouses...More

Thank Skeney57
FortALincoln, Owner at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

We are glad to hear you had a relaxing and #ndlegendary experience during your visit to Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Very inviting park, with numerous historical sites/buildings to enjoy. Nice walking trails with informative plaques - expansive views in all directions. We went in November, so most of the buildings were not open - and while we enjoyed our time there, would like to come...More

Thank 2CanStan
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very educational. Had an excellent tour of General George Custer's home. They do an excellent job of educating on the historical significance and the life and times of this area. After the tour of the Custer home we walked to the On-A-Slant Village Mandan Indian...More

Thank PasCaLady
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Michelle G
Is there an advantage to riding the Trolley to Fort Lincoln or is it best to take your own car?
20 April 2017|
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
We would like information on the camping facilities and if you have overnight camping available next week.
25 July 2016|
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
I would like information on camping in the Fort Abraham Lincoln State park in the next week, Do you have any campsites available?
25 July 2016|
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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