• 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

Operating Hours & Seasons

Summer hours:8:00am - 6:00pm Central Daylight Time- Memorial Day through Labor Day.







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

Did You Know?

Craig Hansen Sunrise

There might be as many as twenty family members, two horses, and four or five dogs living in an earthlodge.