This modern theater offers first run movies most Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm. Now featuring digital cinema, the KOTA theater is managed and staffed by friendly community volunteers and provides entertainment for family and friends at an affordable price. Come enjoy a movie at the theater, “Where popcorn is still only 50 cents.”
3 Miles South of Garrison
Seasonal (May-September); Off Season (Limited Services)
Among the state's most popular attractions, this 549 acre park is located on the tip of a peninsula between two bays on the North Shore of beautiful Lake Sakakawea. Visitors will find a modern campground, cabins, visitor center, year-round events, interpretive trails and prairie dog town, as well as boat launching facilities.
Summer Hours: Monday-Saturday 1:00 to 5:00pm, 7:00pm to 9:00pm; Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Take a refreshing dip on a hot day and have a great time at the Garrison Swimming Pool which includes a slide and little tykes wadding pool. Pool may close due to weather.
Located in central North Dakota, Audubon NWR encompasses 14,735 acres of native prairie, planted grasslands, and wetlands. A visitor center features exhibits on prairie wetland and grassland habitat, migratory birds, night life of the Refuge, John James Audubon, and Refuge history. The refuge is a wonderful place to see and learn more about wildlife and habitat with activities that include a Prairie Nature Trail, South Shore Auto Tour, Wildlife Observation & Photography Blind, and more.
Daily Tours Available at 11:00am or 1:00pm, Memorial Day-Labor Day
Garrison Dam National Fish hatchery Provides management and production of many freshwater fishes for the Missouri River Dam development projects, National Wildlife
Refuges, Native American waters, and state programs of North Dakota.
Visitors are welcome to the hatchery for a close-up viewof the fish production process. A visitor center completewith five 400 gallon aquariums will give you the pleasure of viewing the fishes of North Dakota in their environment. Daily tours, free admission, are available at 11:00am or 1:00pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The hatchery also has over 3 miles of trails that provide an excellent opportunity for wildlife observation & bird watching. Hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing can be enjoyed.
Walk-in Tours Available June 4-August 1 on Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays at 2:00pm
The Garrison Dam is the fi fth largest earthen dam structure in the United States with a volume content of 66,500,000 cubic yards of fill material. Lake Sakakawea, the reservoir created by Garrison Dam, is the third largest reservoir in the U.S. At its maximum pool elevation 1854’ mean sea level, the reservoir holds about 24 million acre-feet of water. The lake is 178 miles long, has over 1530 miles of shoreline, and covers 382,000 surface acres. Garrison Dame provides hydroelectric power production, irrigation, flood damage reduction, navigation, fish and wildlife, municipal and industrial water supply, water quality and recreation. Walk-in tours are available from June 4-August 1 on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 2pm.