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Fort Stevenson State Park


On the north shore of giant Lake Sakakawea, Ft. Stevenson State Park is known as the walleye capital of North Dakota. A favorite spot for sportsmen to experience the great fishing on the lake, it is home to the Governor's Cup Walleye Fishing Derby, as well as a variety of other fishing tournaments.

Guard House

Visitors will find a modern campground, sleeping cabins, visitor center, interpretive trails and prairie dog town, as well as boat launching facilities.

Guard House


For Marina maps please see:

Garrison Bay Marina Overview
Garrison Bay Marina Details

de Trobriand Bay Marina Overview
de Trobriand Bay Marina Details

For current slip rental rates and policies please see:
FSSP Slip Rental & Storage Rates
For questions concerning the marinas or slip rentals, contact the park directly at 701.337.5576 or email at fssp@nd.gov.

Fort Stevenson State Park manages two separate marinas:
Garrison Bay, a deep water marina on the west side of the park, has a floor elevation of 1790msl and is host to 61 electric dock slips ranging in size from 26 to 56 feet in length. There are also 4 jet ski docks.  All slips are available on a seasonal basis, four of the slips are dedicated for transient use and any slips not rented for the season are also available for transient use on a monthly, weekly or daily basis. The marina supports a gas dock with premium gas only, sewage pump out services, rental boats, boat storage and canoe/kayak/SUP rental and storage services.  The concession store operates from 7:30am – 8:30pm, 7-days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day and is stocked with ice cream, bait, tackle, clothing, ice, pop, camping gear and ND products.  The store also operates a grill and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

de Trobriand Bay marina:
Located on the east side of the park and has a functional elevation range from 1828msl to 1854msl.  This location can accommodate 44 electric slip sizes ranging from 26 to 40 feet and 4 buoyed moorings.  All slips are available on a seasonal basis and any slips not rented for the season are also available for transient use on a monthly, weekly or daily basis.  The marina supports showers, canoe/kayak/SUP storage, boat storage, soda vending machines and a fish cleaning station. 


3 miles south of Garrison on 41st Ave. NW. (Maps)

Nearby attractions

North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame • Golf Course • Tennis • Power Plant Tours • Broste Rock Museum • White Shield Powwow • Indian Hills State Recreation Area

Trail types

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