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Knife River Indian Villages Historic Site

564 County Road 37, Stanton, ND, ND 58571
+1 701-745-3300
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Very Informatiive

This NHS is in a quiet setting along the river. Very informative regarding native american village... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
gawildcats
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Cumming, Georgia
Village life

We got there 45 minutes before closing. It was definitely not enough time to read and see it all... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Patty S
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This NHS is in a quiet setting along the river. Very informative regarding native american village life.

Thank gawildcats
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We got there 45 minutes before closing. It was definitely not enough time to read and see it all. It can be done but I wish we had more time because it was a very interesting look into the past.

Thank Patty S
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The lodge alone makes this National Park site worth a visit. I arrived just as they opened, and no one was there but me. Nice to have such a park all to myself! Rangers were very nice, and very informative. Took a short walk around...More

Thank Joe J
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We did not have time to watch the video, but did visit the earth lodge reproduction. It was very interesting to actually be able to go inside the replica and imagine what life may have been like for a family in one of these villages....More

Thank JoW169
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to stop here to drag our trip out a bit more. About a half hour north of the interstate. Have never seen these earth mound dwellings before and they were interesting to see. Would be a challenging walk on a gravel path if you...More

Thank BATC1
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We started by watching the video on the visitors center. This took about 15 minutes and gave a good foundation for what we would see outside. Took another 15 minutes to walk outside to see the lodge and other village artifacts. I think there were...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

There is really no need to write a review. If you are even considering a visit here, simply read the review titles. That should be all you need to know to make that decision. As usual the rangers are very knowledgeable and want to share...More

Thank travelertoo2
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great! The guides were REALLY knowledgeable and best of all it was free. Part of the local history you just cannot miss.

Thank Jared M
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Outstanding park exhibit. Earthlodge reconstruction we could walk into and see how the Hidasta lived. The 15 minute film was very informative and narrated by an old woman who was the last Hidasta alive who lived by the traditional ways.

Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice museum and an interesting video about an Hidatsa woman's life. Then, with a ranger, toured the earthen lodge and gardens. Also took a nice hike to the second village area, which shows circles in the earth where many earthen lodges were located.

Thank PasCaLady
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