• Aerial photograph of Big Hidatsa National Historic Landmark, located within Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.

    Knife River Indian Villages

    National Historic Site North Dakota



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 a half hours southwest of Minot, ND.

Public Transportation

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

park map
Area Map

Did You Know?

sunflower head

Along with a fully furnished earthlodge, the park also has a garden that grows traditional crops; including blue flint corn, Hidatsa red beans, and multi-headed Maximilian sunflower seeds.