Washburn Discovery Trail

Type:
Length: 2.20 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Boating, Motorized
Boating, Canoeing
Boating, Kayaking
Camping
Camping
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

See more details.

Become an NRT Ambassador

Join a cadre of volunteers to help improve the data on this trail.

Directions

Location: Washburn, North Dakota, In Washburn, connects Lewis & Clark Visitor Center to Riverside Park.

States: North Dakota
Counties: McLean
Latitude: 47.29321   Longitude: -101.03912

Driving directions are not available for this trail. Can you provide this missing data?

Description

The Washburn Discovery Trail begins in Harmony Park at the North Dakota Lewis & dark Interpretive Center, a certified Lewis & dark National Historic Trail site. The concrete trail proceeds to Washburn's Riverside Park, taking in vistas of the Missouri River along the way. Throughout the route, historic sites, from the location of North Dakota's first coal-fired power plant; to the bridge spanning the Missouri River; to the last operating ferry boat on the River in North Dakota; to historic Washburn Landing; to the Soo Line Railroad are marked with interpretive signs, benches and other walking/hiking amenities. The trail utilizes innovative and environmentally-friendly fly-ash based concrete. A variety of partnerships, including the City of Washburn, Lewis & dark Fort Mandan Foundation and Washburn Area Convention & Visitors Bureau are making this new trail (opened in 2005) a popular feature for locals and tourists alike.

Additional Details

Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Concrete
Secondary Surface: Concrete

Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 1,682
Elevation High Point: 1,863
Year Designated: 2006

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
David Borlaug
Washburn Area CVB
PO Box 607
Washburn , ND 58577
(701) 462-8530
dborlaug@fortmandan.org
http://www.washburnnd.com

 

Photos

No additional photos are available.

Reviews

No reviews are available. Be the first to leave one!

 



Enter our contest

We're giving away one Trail Boss mug per month through the end of 2018. Leave a review of this or any trail to be entered into the drawing.

Suggest an Edit

Do you see a problem with this trail data? Contact us below: