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Fort Stevenson State Park
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Interpretive signs on Lake Sakakawea
at Fort Stevenson State Park
Location McLean County, North Dakota, United States
Nearest city Garrison, North Dakota
Area 586.48 acres (237.34 ha)
Elevation 1,883 ft (574 m)
Designation North Dakota state park
Established 1974
Administrator North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department
Website Fort Stevenson State Park

Fort Stevenson State Park is a public recreation area located on a peninsula on Lake Sakakawea four miles (6.4 km) south of the community of Garrison in McLean County, North Dakota. The state park's 586 acres (237 ha) include 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

The park offers fishing, boating, camping, and picnicking. It 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 cabins and campground.

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