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We decided to check out this historic site on our way to Theodore Roosevelt Park and I'm glad we stopped. We watched the movie, which provided a good overview before visiting the museum artifacts. The recreation earth house is very interesting and helps you to...More
After visiting the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center , the visit here put things into better perspective. The Mandans were an agricultural tribe. An example of their summer home has been recreated outside on the grounds, and there is an active archaeological dig in the...More
We spent several hours enjoying this historic site. We began at the visitor center, where there is a small museum and a short film. Outside the center is a short trail featuring a recreated earthen lodge and a viewing spot to see the ruins (mounds)...More
Located about an hour’s drive northwest of Bismarck, not close to much of anything else, visiting the Knife River Indian Villages will require a detour for most travelers but we found the site to be surprisingly good and worth the detour.
The park preserves the...More
This is a really educational place to visit. It is always a good idea to learn new things in particular how all Indigenous and Native people lived, ate and survived particularly in harsh conditions. The information service is very well presented with lots of books,...More
This Historic Site has a beautiful visitor center with displays and an interesting video. Outside the building is an earth lodge with furnishings inside and a garden outside. There is a trail that allows you to see the location of three villages. It is easy...More
This is one of those historic sites that you have to be looking for or indicates that you are somewhat lost.
This site has a reconstructed earth lodge that is very interesting. I was able to visit it, yet didn't visit the rest of the...More
The Indian villages are long gone, but you can still see the circular depressions where their earth lodges stood. There also is a reconstruction of a traditional lodge and garden. In the visitor center you can watch a film and see artifacts.
This national park property likes the wow factor but is well worth a visit anyway,
Here a tribe lived in earthen huts with one nicely recreated.
Pull back the buffalo hide hanging over the entrance and step inside- actually quite cozy
View the movie and...More