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At Fort Mandan, the Lewis and Clark Expedition spent a winter at the urban center of the Northern Plains. The friendships they forged there, such as with Sacagawea, Chief Sheheke, and others, shaped the course of American history. Immerse yourself...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
McLean County Highway 17, 2 miles west of the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, ND 58577
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The reconstructed fort is near the location where the Lewis & Clark expedition spent their first winter. Admission is included in the price of the interpretive center. We missed the guided tour, but there was a guide available to answer question. There is also a...More
I thought this was the site of the actual fort for Lewis & Clark but turns out no one is sure of the exact location. Good replica - but nothing is real except a small cannon in the courtyard. If you’re in the area maybe...More
For a single price, tour the reconstructed Fort Mandan and the nearby Lewis and Clark center. This fort shows what it was like for the L & C expedition party to spend the winter. A friendly and informative ranger gave some great insights as we...More
This recreation of Fort Mandan offers an in-depth look at what life was like when Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery spent the winter here in 1804-5.
The period furnishings are fascinating—including furs, all kinds of tools, weapons, food, desks, beds, etc. the...More
the fort is just down the road from the lewis and clark interpretive center. The
Corps of Discovery over wintered here in some very difficult conditions. I especially liked the statue of the dog and story about it.
Fort Mandan is worth taking the ride to especially if you are ever in the great North Dakota area which is along way from the East Coast. The fort is like a replication of the way it was when Lewis and Clark stayed there and...More
If you're a history buff, interested in the Lewis & Clark Journey or just enjoy a spectacular museum/visitors center you really want to stop here.
After spending some time in the L&C Interpretive Center be sure to make the less than 5 minute drive to...More
we stopped to get a picture of my dogs with the large newfoundland statue of the dog that went on the expedition with lewis and clark. ended up doing the tour of the reconstruction of ft mandan which was interesting and educational. knowledgeable guide and...More