• 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?

Visitor Center

The visitor center at Knife River Indian Villages is designed to look like an earthlodge? It has four tall center posts and a space for where the fire pit would be!