Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

Image of bookstore from the North.
Bookstore at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.

KNRI Staff

No entrance/admission fees are required at Knife River Indian Villages NHS.

We are FREE! Explore the visitor center, museum, earthlodge, and trails without cost.

School buses and tour buses are also free! If you are with a bus, please call ahead at 701-745-3300 so we can properly provide the best experience for your group.

A wall of Knife River Indian Villages maps and LiDAR images.
Basic Information

Find out basic information about the park such as operating hours and current conditions.

Various items sold like books, seeds, puppets, patches, pots, passport stamp books, and pamphlets.
Park Store

A link to the website where you can buy items when offsite. Various items sold like books, seeds, patches, passport stamp books, and more.

Jr Ranger booklet with three badges on it.
Become a Jr Ranger!

Interesting in becoming a Jr Ranger? You have options! Come to the park and ask a ranger, but if you cannot, call 701-745-3300.

Last updated: May 11, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9
Stanton, ND 58571


701 745-3300

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