Watford City sits between the north unit of Teddy Roosevelt National Park and Lake Sakakawea.
- By car: from from Williston, about 26 miles south and 17 miles east on US highway 85.
- McKenzie County Heritage Park, 950 2nd Ave SW, ☏+1 701-444-2990. W 11AM-6PM, Th-Sa 10AM-6PM. Includes buildings from our MacKenzie County’s history such as a trapper’s cabin, country school, blacksmith shop, homestead shack, law office, church, barbershop and more. (updated Nov 2019)
- Pioneer Museum of McKenzie County, 100 2nd Ave SW, ☏+1 701-444-2990. Daily 10AM-5PM. Depicts the history and economic development of McKenzie County from the earliest times beginning with the largest petrified tree stump in North Dakota (60 million years old) to today’s history. (updated Nov 2019)