Native American Scenic Byway - North Dakota

Native American Scenic Byway - North Dakota

Address:c/o Standing Rock Tourism Office
Bldg 1 - North Standing Rock Ave
Fort Yates, ND 58538

Phone:701-854-8500
Web: www.standingrocktourism.com Description:Byway crosses four Sioux Indian Reservations, linking cultural and recreational sites throughout North and South Dakota. Areas of interest along the North Dakota section of the byway include: Four Mile Creek, where Lewis & Clark camped on October 14, 1804; Standing Rock Buffalo Pasture, a thousand-acre preservation site that houses herds of buffalo, an animal that historically provided the Lakota with food, clothing, and shelter; the Fort Yates Stockade, the only building that remains intact from the military post established in 1874; and Standing Rock Monument from which the Standing Rock Reservation derived its name.
Legth: 51 miles (North Dakota section); 357 miles (entire byway). Start/Endpoint: The North Dakota section of the byway is located in Sioux County in the south-central part of the state. The corridor lies entirely within the boundaries of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and follows the Missouri River south to the South Dakota state line. The byway follows ND 1806 and ND 24. Time to Allow: 1.5 hours (North Dakota section); 5.5 hours (entire byway) Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (2005).

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