AAA Editor Notes
North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan, 2576 8th St. S.W., overlooking the Missouri River, houses exhibits chronicling the historic 1804-06 journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. The recently updated galleries feature artworks by the likes of George Catlin and Karl Bodmer, who traveled the area in the early 1830s, as well as an impressive collection of Lewis and Clark-era artifacts.
A replica of the famed expedition's winter home from 1804-05, Fort Mandan, 2 miles west via CR 17, includes a visitor center, picnic shelters, walking trails, a playground and Seaman Overlook, where a steel sculpture of the expedition party’s Newfoundland dog stands.
Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours, 30 minutes minimum.