Day Trips

Once you’ve settled in, take some time to go exploring. There is so much to do nearby!  Make your base in Beulah and head out into the rolling hills and river breaks of Mercer County for a day of adventure.

Featured Day Trips

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Explore the lives of the Northern Plains Indians on the Upper Missouri. Earthlodge people hunted bison and other game, but were in essence farmers living in villages along the Missouri and its tributaries. The site was a major Native American trade center for hundreds of years prior to becoming an important market place for fur traders after 1750.

Address: 564 County Rd 37, Stanton, ND 58571
Area: 550 acres
(701) 745-3309
Established: October 26, 1974

Garrison Dam

Garrison Dam

Garrison Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Missouri River near Riverdale, North Dakota, constructed 1947-1953. The Dam created the 3rd largest reservoir in the United States, Lake Sakakawea. Garrison Dam Powerplant consists of 5 turbines with an energy generating capability of approximately 580,000 kilowatts. Walk-in tours of the Dam and Powerhouse are available seasonally June 4-August 1 or by appointment please call 654-7411.

Address: Riverdale, ND
Dam Height: 210 feet
Completed: August 7, 1955
Phone: 701-654-7411

Energy & Mine Tours

Energy Mine Tours

The United States has one-fourth of the world’s supply of coal – that equates to four times more energy in its coal reserves than all the oil in Saudi Arabia! Mercer County is home to several coal mines and power producing plants. Many offer tours by appointment. Give them a call to see how we’re powering not only the nation, but the world!

Mine tour information please call:

The Coteau Properties Company at 701-873-2281.

Energy production tour information please call:

Great Plains Synfuels Plant at 701-873-6667
Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s Antelope Valley Station at 701-223-0041

North Country Trail

The North Country National Scenic Trail stretches approximately 4,600 miles from Crown Point in eastern New York to Lake Sakakawea State Park in central North Dakota in the United States. An easy drive from Beulah, here’s your chance to start at the Western trailhead and hike part of this beautiful national trail!

Address: Lake Sakakawea State Park 781 42 ½ St Pick City, ND
Phone: 701-487-3315