Welcome to Stanton North Dakota, come visit and enjoy the scenic beauty of the rolling prairie and the river bottom forest.
Stanton the Home of Sakakawea, with the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site located one-half mile north of town.
The Sakakawea City Park, located on the east side of town next to the Knife River, has primitive camping site and electric hook-ups available. Potable water is located at stations throughout the park and shower/bathroom facility is available to campers and fisherman alike. A dump station for your motorhome is available on the west side of town along with potable water for your convenience.
Missouri River boat ramp is located 5 minutes southeast of town along Hwy 200 A and the city of Stanton is 20 minutes from the Garrison Dam and Lake Sakakawea. Whether you are fishing in the old Knife River, Missouri River or Lake Sakakawea you have a variety of fish species to try to bring in with your rod and reel. Local fish species include Walleye, Sauger, Northern Pike, Catfish, Trout and Salmon, you can clean your catch at the cleaning station located on the west side of town.
There is a hiking trail around the Sakakawea City Park up past the Mercer County Courthouse and out to the Knife River Indian Village NSH. Knife River Indian Village also has primitive hiking trails and cross country skiing trails are maintained in the winter months.
For those that enjoy watching birds, this is the place to be with many varieties to watch and listen too, one of the many secrets of this river bottom town.