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Somewhat disappointed

What a lovely vista along the Missouri River. We were so looking forward to taking the riverboat... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Cool Keelboat and nice area but would like a little more

The Keelboat was cool, but I would've liked more information about the Keelboat and Lewis and Clark... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Adam S
Chamberlain, South Dakota
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Fort Mandan was the wintering sire for the expedition, so the area was a big part of their adventure. I never realized they had a keel boat for the first part of their expedition, so it filled in another piece of the story for me....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Such wonderful sculptures. The keelboat was fun to see. Easy to walk around. Beautiful right next to the river

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely vista along the Missouri River. We were so looking forward to taking the riverboat cruise however, quickly were met with not so friendly response that it’s not running until tomorrow night. Disappointed! The historic Westward Journey was interesting and well presented and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wandaterrys
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Keelboat was cool, but I would've liked more information about the Keelboat and Lewis and Clark using one. There was one sign, but left me wanting more. Also, very cool Eagle statue by the boat. That's about it. Takes 5-10 minutes, but it's on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 June 2018

small park with a nice three piece structure at the entrance but the keelboat you see is in bad shape, if you're going on the Lewis and Clark river ride this us where you would get that boat.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank NEofAZ
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Boat replica was nice to see but not much. River was clean and had a bot launch area, but it did not appear that you could go swimming in the area. Area was free and had restrooms (no water, they do smell).

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank I_Like_Cats_12
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This city park is next to the parking lot for the riverboat tours. There are a few benches but that's about it other than the keelboat itself. OK for for a quick stop to let the kids run around. Also there is a boat launch...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Saul B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This small park along the river has a replica of a keel boat, a sculpture and a representation of a river boat. You can stand on the river boat to see the river or go down to a small beach just below the river boat.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JoW169
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Cool if you want to see what kind of a boat Lewis and Clark travelled on, otherwise nothing special. Worth a quick stop, but don't go out of your way

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank David B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We spent a fun 1.5 hours driving along River Road to the five locations to find these unique eagle sculptures, which is a public art creation by the students of the United Tribes Technical College. Starting with the one near Shelter 9 in Sertoma Park...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank scottcaps
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