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Great site to visit while in Bismarck

On-A-Slant village, in Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is a MUST to visit. Handicap accessible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barb R
Excellent reconstruction

This reconstruction of Native American dwellings from many years ago is very well done. It’s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Home of the Mandan Indians for over 200 years until they were virtually wiped out by smallpox.
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, 4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND
+1 701-667-6340
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On-A-Slant village, in Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is a MUST to visit. Handicap accessible, and just a short walk from the Visitor Center to the 5 reconstructed earth lodges. The small museum at the Visitor Center tells more about the Mandan Indians' culture and...More

Thank Barb R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This reconstruction of Native American dwellings from many years ago is very well done. It’s located a very short walk from the Visitor Centre at Fort Abraham Lincoln and it’s well worth a visit. There are 5 or 6 mounds - homes - and most...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The earth lodges were very large, perhaps for several families. One was a meeting area. Given the harsh weather in North Dakota, I thought they would be warmer then the sod houses the pioneers built. Evidence shows that 75 lodges were there, but smallpox broke...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Slant Village once had thousands of people living there. This is a recreation of their village with six lodges. You can go in a few of them. Unfortunately, the lodges need some maintenance. The dirt covering is falling off and you can see plastic...More

Thank Melodycthomas
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was a fascinating place to visit. I only wish we had more time. Get there in the morning not an hour before closing

Thank Madelyn19
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must-see. Great tour of the site with very interesting information by tour guide. Tours are offered several times a day and would recommend.

Thank Lorie K
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

It is possible to wander around here on your own-would recommend first visiting exhibit in nearby stone building to learn as much as possible about the Mandan tribe

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

So sad the Europeans brought Smallpox with them,,,.and it wiped them out after 2 epidemics of the disease. It is a must see! Be sure to learn about the village from the Visitors Center for about 1/2 hr, ...BEFORE going in the village itself... You...More

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The “On a Slant” village was wonderful and informative. It makes one realize and appreciate Native Americans, specifically the Mandan tribe, who once created permanent villages. The Mandan’s were smart agriculturists, superb tradesmen of the upper Missouri, they were guided by their spiritualism, and had...More

2  Thank djohnson1269
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A late fall visit to On-a-slant Village with goods friends that were visiting the area became a wonderful “walk about” in the Missouri Rivers past. An easy drive south of Mandan places you at the Village. For the adventurous visitor this is a four season...More

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2 June 2015|
Response from FortALincoln | Property representative |
The fee for a park interpretive pass is $6 for adults and $4 for students. That pass gets into all tours and interpretive sites in the park.