Most People Have No Idea Just How Unique This Village In North Dakota Truly Is

When it comes to preserving history, there are state parks in North Dakota that do an amazing job and deserve a visit from everyone. Some of these parks will take you on a journey back in time and keep true to what happened in these places. Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is one of the best examples of this. It holds not only the fort, but also a unique, fascinating village that the Mandan people would have called home for centuries. It is a great experience everyone should have. If you haven’t yet, here is what you’re missing:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Not only does this park have all of this history, it also has beautiful, natural scenic views and plenty of hiking trails, campsites, cabins, and even tipis you can stay in. It is located only a short drive from Mandan, ND. You can find more information about it here.

Even though we can’t fully step back into time to see what life was like here over a century ago, we can take a look at rare photography from North Dakota’s earliest pioneer days. Check out these amazing snapshots of the past here.