• 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

Plan Your Visit

NPS Photo of Earthlodge at sunrise by Craig Hansen

Earthlodge behind the Visitor Center

NPS photo by Craig Hansen

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

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Sakakawea Village

Sacagawea was living at the Knife River Indian Villages when her husband joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter.