Belfield (population 800) is a small city in Stark County, North Dakota and only 15 minutes from Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Belfield boasts hotels and restaurants and multiple city parks for residents and tourists to enjoy. Belfield was founded in 1883, and has seen many boom and busts in this oil rich part of North Dakota.
Belfield is located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and US Highway 85. I-94 is a major interstate highway that runs east-west across the state, use exit 42.
A private car is a necessity.
- 1 Initial Rock Historic Site (12 miles SW of Belfield), ☏ . Initial Rock is the site of an overnight camp on May 28, 1876 of George Armstrong Custer's men, on their way to the Battle of Little Big Horn, which happened on June 25, 1876. Two soldiers, W.C. Williams and F. Neely, carved their names in a rock still present at the site. Williams and Neely, under the command of Marcus Reno, survived the battle.
- Trapper's Kettle Restaurant, 803 Highway 85 N, ☏ . Summer: Daily 6AM-10PM; Winter: Daily 6AM-9PM.
- Burly's Roughrider Bar and Steakhouse, 125 Main St N, ☏ .
- Cowboy Inn, 406 Hwy 10 East, ☏ , toll-free: .
- Trapper's Kettle Motel, 803 Highway 85 N, ☏ , toll-free: .
- Theodore Roosevelt National Park – The South Unit is 18 miles west of Belfield on I-94 in Medora, while the North Unit is 50 miles north of Belfield on US 85.
- Dickinson – The main service centre in the area, Dickinson is 20 miles east of Belfield on I-94.
|Routes through Belfield|
|Miles City ← Medora ←||W E||→ Dickinson → Bismarck|
|Williston ← Theodore Roosevelt N.P. (North Unit) ←||N S||→ Amidon → Spearfish|