Crow Flies High State Recreation Area facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCrow Flies High State Recreation Area
Lake Sakakawea from Crow Flies High view point
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|Location||Mountrail County, North Dakota, United States|
|Nearest city||New Town, North Dakota|
|Area||247.11 acres (100.00 ha)|
|Elevation||2,087 ft (636 m)|
|Designation||North Dakota state recreation area|
|Named for||Crow Flies High, Hidatsa Indian chief|
|Administrator||North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department|
|Website||Crow Flies High State Recreation Area|
Crow Flies High State Recreation Area is a scenic overlook located two miles west of New Town in Mountrail County, North Dakota. The site provides scenic views of Lake Sakakawea. Signs describe the location's role in local history, including its significance in the explorations of Lewis and Clark. The footprint of the drowned town of Sanish, now lost below the reservoir's waves, can be seen at times of low water.
The park is named after Hidatsa Indian chief Crow Flies High.
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