• View of Fort Union Trading Post NHS from Bodmer Overlook

    Fort Union Trading Post

    National Historic Site MT,ND

Support Your Park

Supporting the parks is a very important way of making sure everyone has an opportunity to enjoy our history and natural wonders. Follow links to learn more,

Additional volunteer opportunities are available at Fort Union, such as;

  • Trails and Rails
    • This program places park volunteers on AMTRAK from Williston, west into Montana. The volunteers tell train passengers about the Fort Union Trading Post and other historic sites along the route and they also explain land uses and other points of interest.
  • Assist during special events like, fort rendezvous & Indian Arts
    • Volunteers are needed to drive our golf cart to assist visitors up to the site.
  • Volunteer to assist with kids programs
    • During special events we often provide activities and games for children. Volunteers assist us with these programs.

Contact the visitor’s center for more information on these volunteer opportunities, 701 572-9083.

Did You Know?

Fort Union Trading Post NHS Sign

In 1832 George Catlin, concerned about the destruction of Indian civilization, wildlife and wilderness, wrote they might be preserved "by some great protecting policy of government..in a magnificent park.. a nation's park...." which became the national park idea.