Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Planning Your Visit

Knife River Indian Villages is open daily year around.  Please click on the links above to find details on directions, hours, fees, and other information that can assist you in planning your trip.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Summer hours:7:30am - 6:00pm Mountain Daylight Time- Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Winter hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm Mountain Standard Time- Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.

Fees & Reservations

There are no fees.
Reservations are not requierd, but are recommended for large groups and schools.


Fly into Bismarck or Minot, ND. Hazen, ND (15 miles from site) has an airport for small planes.

One-half mile north of Stanton, ND on County Road 37. One hour northwest of Bismarck,ND and one and half hour southwest of Minot,ND

Public Transportation
Charter and tour bus parking available at Visitor Center parking lot.