Fort Stevenson State Park

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Coordinates: 47°35′27″N 101°25′12″W / 47.59083°N 101.42000°W / 47.59083; -101.42000
Fort Stevenson State Park
North Dakota State Park
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McLean
Elevation 1,883 ft (574 m) [1]
Coordinates 47°35′27″N 101°25′12″W / 47.59083°N 101.42000°W / 47.59083; -101.42000 [1]
Area 549 acres (222 ha)
Established 1974
Management North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department
Location in North Dakota
Website: Fort Stevenson State Park

Fort Stevenson State Park is a North Dakota state park located in McLean County, south of the community of Garrison. The park occupies a peninsula on the north side of Lake Sakakawea and offers fishing, boating, camping, and picnicking.[2] Visitors will find a partial reconstruction of Fort Stevenson, the 19th-century Missouri River fort from which the park takes its name. The site of the original fort lies about two miles southwest, below the waters of Lake Sakakawea.

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park has more than eight miles of non-motorized trails for hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. A half-mile trail winds through the park arboretum. Boaters can rent slips at two marinas. For overnight stays, the park offers camping cabins and a campground with 138 sites.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fort Stevenson Public Use Area". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Fort Stevenson State Park". North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved September 30, 2012. 

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