Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Picture of Fort Union

Missouri River’s preeminent fur trading post from the 1820’s to the Civil War, Fort Union was a colorful mix of river boaters, fur traders, Plains Indian tribes and frontier capitalists. Bourgeois House, once the setting of elegant dinners for distinguished guests, is now a visitor center. Fort Union straddles the Montana-North Dakota border. Open daily.

Contact Information

15550 Highway 1804
Williston, ND 58801

Phone: 701-572-9083
Fax: 701-572-9083
http://www.nps.gov/fous
Email: Mike_Casler@nps.gov

Directions

Fort Union is 15 miles SE of Bainville, Montana; 21 miles north of Sidney, Montana; 25 miles SW of Williston, North Dakota. The historic site sits astride the Montana/North Dakota state line.

Season of Operation

All Year

Hours of Operation

Summer: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Winter: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Services and Amenities

Air Conditioning
Books
Childrens Activities
Gift Shop
Handicapped Accessible
Maps
Merchandise
Parking
Pay Telephone
Public Restroom
Registered Historic Site
Unescorted Tour
Tour

Activities

American Heritage
Archaeology
Cultural
Exhibit
Heritage
Historic
Museum
Native Art
Tour
Western Art
Lewis and Clark


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Fort Tour Systems, Inc.
817.377.3678
Email: rick@forttours.com