I was in Bismarck for a convention and wanted to see the fort. If you want to tour this park you need to do so by car or bicycle. I took a cab when the hotel staff told me that... read more
Rich in both military and early Native American history, Fort Abraham...
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).
◾RV Dump station