Weather Closes Haunted Fort for October 11th & 12th

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Due to the severity of the upcoming winter storm, Haunted Fort will not be open for the nights of October 11 and 12. This decision, to not open, is due to the extreme nature of this winter storm and, ultimately, for the safety of the visiting public, staff, volunteers, and protecting park infrastructure. Haunted Fort will reopen next weekend on Friday, October 18, 2019. Tickets purchased online for the 11th and 12th will be accepted for another night during October. To request a refund on tickets purchased for the 11th or 12th, please email or contact Haunted Fort through the event website at  

Join our Team!

Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 09:00 am

Open positions include:

  • Administrative Assistant/Long Term Seasonal
  • Maintenance II Supervisor
  • Seasonal Maintenance Worker

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Flooding Causes Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park to Temporarily Close Campground

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 05:00 pm

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

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 05:00 pm

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

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 05:00 pm

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.