• View of Fort Union Trading Post NHS from Bodmer Overlook

    Fort Union Trading Post

    National Historic Site MT,ND

Things To Do

Activities available at the fort include:

-Self guided tour of reconstructed fort to explore site

-Bourgeois House/visitor center, museum, bookstore, films

-Reconstructed Trade House, living history programs (Seasonal)

-Junior Trader program for kids

-Bodmer Overlook hiking trail

Fort Union offers special guided tours, period historical dress programs and ranger programs. Please call ahead for tour avalilability.

Did You Know?


One culture formed during the fur trade began with marriage's between native women and fort workers. These marriages soon formed the group identified as the Metis. The Metis, french for mix-blood, provided insight in tribal ways, customs and languages as well hunting for the fort.