Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, established in 1907, is the oldest state park in North Dakota and provides a variety of unique adventures to travelers of all ages. Travel through time and explore rich culture and history of the area by investigating artifacts at the Visitor Center Museum. Visitors will gain insight into the lives of the Mandan Native Americans who once lived at On-a-Slant Village by venturing through our reconstructed earthlodges. Discover old Fort Abraham Lincoln, Fort McKeen and what life what like as a frontier soldier as you journey through the blockhouses and furnished barracks and participate in a living history tour of the commanding officer’s quarters.
Hikers, bikers and horseback riders will gaze upon the breathtaking views of the Heart and Missouri river bottoms as they traverse the scenic trail system through the surrounding hills. Visitors can stay overnight in a tipi, cabin or one of over 100 campsites along the majestic rivers. Anglers can find success along the shorelines of both the Missouri and Heart Rivers.