This Hike Takes You To A Place North Dakota’s First Residents Left Behind

Long before the railroad came through North Dakota with all the settlers who made the state what it is today, there were huge groups of people living throughout the area for hundreds of years. Today, that history has luckily been preserved in a few key places where the remnants of those early residents were left behind. If you want to experience some of it yourself and get a glimpse into the earliest ways of life in the Peace Garden State, you’ll want to hit this trail:

The Knife River Indian Village Historic Site is located at 564 Country Road 37, Stanton, ND 58571. For more information, click here.

North Dakota has another great historic site with some of the earth lodges that used to dot the prairie all over the place, including the popular On-A-Slant Village. Why not check that one out, too?