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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND 58554-7947
+1 701-667-6340
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A relaxing place to stay or visit.

We decided to spend a few days there and were very happy with it. We were able to visit Custer's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas D
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Jermyn
Camping Haven - Fort LIncoln State Park

We hook up our popup camper and off we go to Fort Lincoln State Park. There is no bad site if you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
darciedykema
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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Rich in both military and early Native American history, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is your destination! The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is the state agency charged with administering selected parks and recreation areas that are deemed to have state-wide or regional significance. In addition, the department has responsibility for the following functions: ◾Off-highway vehicle planning and safety program ◾Snowmobile safety programs and trails ◾Nature Preserves Act ◾Outdoor recreation grants and statewide recreation planning ◾State Scenic Byways Program The mission of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and enhance outdoor recreation opportunities through diverse parks and programs that conserve the state's natural diversity. Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park in North Dakota is one of the outstanding historic areas within the state. The park is made historically important because within its boundaries are the ruins of On-A-Slant Mandan Indian Village and the Fort Abraham Lincoln cavalry and infantry posts. Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is located 7 miles south of Mandan, ND, on Highway 1806. For those touring the historic fort buildings and Mandan Village, interpretive passes are required in addition to the vehicle entrance fee. There are daily tours of the Custer House and the On-A-Slant Indian village (May - September). Amenities ◾1,006 acres ◾Campground ◾Electrical ◾Reservations ◾RV Dump station ◾Showers ◾Cabins ◾Visitor center ◾Historic buildings ◾Interpretive tours ◾Picnic shelters ◾Playground ◾Horse corrals
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“custer's home” (18 reviews)
“guided tour” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4480 Fort Lincoln Rd, Mandan, ND 58554-7947
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+1 701-667-6340
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to spend a few days there and were very happy with it. We were able to visit Custer's home before he was killed at Little Big Horn. On a Slant Indian village was on of the nicest indian display I saw in the...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hook up our popup camper and off we go to Fort Lincoln State Park. There is no bad site if you want to camp. Campers, tents, rent a cabin, or primitive camping available. Bathrooms include transgender and showers in all. Nature at its finest,...More

1  Thank darciedykema
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this fort! Several great photo options. You can see for miles! There are two forts that you can climb on top and enjoy the views. Lots of room for small kids to run around. Worth a stop

Thank shutterbug1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We allowed three hours to visit one afternoon but returned and spent a further four hours the following afternoon. The admission price is very modest and for a small extra charge conducted tours of the restored native village and the restored Abraham Lincoln House are...More

Thank JohnfaeHuntly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rolled in with our 33" motor home Saturday afternoon. Lots of camp sites with various amenities. Our site was right next to the "comfort station" that was fairly new and very nicely maintained - including excellent handicap access. The campground is located at the...More

Thank par72mn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Abraham Lincoln is an interesting place to visit, but there isn't much there. The entrance fee is $7 per car and the interactive performance at Custer's house is another $6 each. A little pricey for not much.

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one night passing through Bismarck at the park. It is a beautiful campground right on the river. The tipi sites are large and fairly private, set apart from the rest of the camping sites. It's a bit of a walk to the flush...More

Thank DeeTraveler624
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to walk through a historic period. I loved the staff reenactment. It was wonderful stepping back in time to see this historic jewel. You need to plan for a day, if you want to walk the entire park! It's well...More

Thank SucessfulDR
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Short - a mile or two - hiking trails lead to several explorable blockhouses. A shorter trail follows the Missouri and Heart Rivers with good views of both. We were looking forward to riding the trolley to Mandan, but were informed that it now only...More

Thank Roadbum
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A very interesting place - there's the Custer House where Custer and the 7th Cavalry prepared to ride out to Little Bighorn. There are also some interesting Indian earth homes. The Fort is on the Missouri River where the Heart River flows in - scenic....More

Thank Lady312
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Michelle G
20 April 2017|
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Response from MountainSunSea | Reviewed this property |
The trolley is fun but it does restrict your time at the park because it only runs for a few hours. So it depends on how much time you want to spend at Ft.Lincoln. Or if you can have someone pick you up, you could ride the... More
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cj3740
24 July 2016|
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Response from FortALincoln | Property representative |
Reservation information about camping at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park. can be found at the ND parks Website or call 701-667-6340 Only Primitive Sites remain for this coming weekend at Fort Abraham Lincoln - you will have... More
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cj3740
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
If you don't get the right info in the above post try this one. Contact 4480 Ft. Lincoln Road Mandan, ND 58554 Phone: 701.667.6340 E-mail: falsp@nd.gov
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