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Alexander

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Alexander is a town in the Badlands area of North Dakota.

Understand[edit]

It has a population of about 200 people and is near the western end of Lake Sakakawea. Its elevation is 2,180 feet.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

US Highway 85, about 22 miles west and north of Watford City.

By air[edit]

Sloulin Field in Williston is about 20 miles to the north.

Get around[edit]

Getting around the town itself by foot should be simple, but traveling outside of the city requires a car.

See[edit]

There's plenty of nice scenery in the area, particularly to the south. Most of the countryside is grassland.

  • 1 Lewis and Clark Trail Museum, Highway 85 North, +1-701-828-3595. Memorial Day thru Labor Day, M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 1PM-5PM. The largest museum in northwestern North Dakota. Eight display rooms featuring cars, machinery, homestead artifacts and a Lewis and Clark panorama. Adults $2, teens , 12-under free when accompanied by adult.
  • 2 Missouri River, Highway 85 North (A few miles north of town). Also, if you go east from Alexander, you can see Sakakawea Lake.

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat and drink[edit]

  • 1 Country Cafe, 718 Elk Street (Close to the Ragged Butte Inn).

Sleep[edit]

  • Alexander Campground (City Park), +1-701-828-3461. Primitive camping.
  • 1 Ragged Butte Inn, 804 Elk St, +1-701-828-3164. 18 Rooms, RV hookups.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Alexander
FortunaWilliston  N US 85.svg S  Watford CitySpearfish
SidneyCartwright  W ND-200 (2015).svg E  Watford CityWashburn


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