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Christmas in July

Categories: all, Lewis & Clark State Park

July 12 - 14, 2019

Let the Christmas festivities begin a little early this year at Lewis and Clark State Park! Decorate your campsite, participate in Christmas crafts, enjoy snacks and more.


Halloween in July

Categories: all, Turtle River State Park

Join us for a weekend of family-friendly fun. Bring your costumes and decorations for Halloween in July.


Missouri River Muzzleloaders Coming to Fort Mandan

Categories: all, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

Come interact with the Missouri River Muzzleloaders as they reenact historic demonstrations! The Muzzleloaders will be at Fort Mandan every Saturday starting July 13 through August 17 from 10 am to 4 pm.


Sodbuster Days

Categories: all, Fort Ransom State Park

Come experience turn of the century farm and homemaking demonstrations at Fort Ransoms' annual Sodbuster Days. Enjoy live old-time music. Food and beverages will be available for purchase during the event. 


Prairie Plein Air Exhibit

Categories: all, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center

One-of-a-kind artwork is coming soon to the Fort Mandan Visitors Center! The center will display artwork created by the Prairie Plein Air Artists starting July 13, 2019 through the rest of the summer.


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Flooding Causes Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park to Temporarily Close Campground

Mandan, ND – Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park has temporarily closed their campground due to the high water levels of the Heart and Missouri Rivers. Staff is asking the public to refrain from walking into the campground and on trails near the campground for safety reasons. For updates, please contact the park at (701) 667-6340. All other off-season services remain available to park guests.


New Reservation System

The North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce the launching of a new reservation system.


Fort Stevenson State Park holds Fat Tire Bike Classic

Fort Stevenson State Park, in partnership with Val’s Cyclery of Minot, is holding a Fat Tire Bike Trail Race, Saturday, January 26.  Registration from 10:00 am to Noon.  The race begins at 1:00 pm.  Live entertainment performed by Mandan native Brianna Helbling and chili feed starting at 3:00 pm.  The total race route will be 14 miles (4 laps at 3.5 miles each).  Prizes awarded for first, second and third places in Men’s and Women’s divisions.  


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