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Garrison, ND – North Dakota Parks and Recreation is excited to announce Fort Stevenson State Park is now home to the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most people making s’mores simultaneously with a total of 1,150 people. The previous record was 891. The park hosted the event in celebration of its 50th anniversary with numerous support from generous local sponsors. 


An official judge from GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS was on site to verify the record and confirm that 1,150 people simultaneously made s’mores.


“We are ecstatic to have achieved this record, knowing it couldn’t have happened without the amazing people of North Dakota,” said Fort Stevenson State Park Manager Chad Trautman. “Our 50th anniversary is a significant milestone, and this record attempt was the perfect way to celebrate. All the volunteers and visitors that came together to make history today helped us create an unforgettable event.”


The s’mores record attempt event was made possible by these generous sponsors: Garrison Area Improvement Association, McLean Electric Cooperative, CHI St. Alexius Health, Hwy 83 Lawn and Leisure, Hwy 83 Manufacturing, CenexTruCommunity Bank, BNC Bank, SCHEELS, Dairy Queen, Krause's SuperValu, 4 Seasons Restaurant, Basic Electric, and Otter Tail Power. 


For additional information, please call the park office 701-337-5576, e-mail fssp@nd.gov or search @fort.stevenson on Facebook and Instagram. 


The mission of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich generations through experiences that connect people and places.     

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