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Fort Stevenson State Park


On the north shore of giant Lake Sakakawea, Ft. Stevenson State Park is known as the walleye capital of North Dakota. A favorite spot for sportsmen to experience the great fishing on the lake, it is home to the Governor's Cup Walleye Fishing Derby, as well as a variety of other fishing tournaments.

Guard House

Visitors will find a modern campground, sleeping cabins, visitor center, interpretive trails and prairie dog town, as well as boat launching facilities.


Fort Stevenson State Park is now renting slips at both Garrison Bay and de Trobriand Bay marinas. For current slip rental rates please see FSSP Slip Rental Rates. For any questions about slip rentals please contact the park directly.


3 miles south of Garrison on 41st Ave. NW. (Maps)

Nearby attractions

North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame • Golf Course • Tennis • Power Plant Tours • Broste Rock Museum • White Shield Powwow • Indian Hills State Recreation Area

Trail types

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