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Missouri River Streamflow-Gaging Station

Bismarck, North Dakota

Directions to the Gage House


Bismarck gage house with Memorial Bridge in the background

The Missouri River streamflow-gaging station at Bismarck is located on the east side of the Missouri River across the street from the Bismarck water-treatment plant about 0.5 mile from the Memorial Bridge.

To Visit the Gaging Station by Foot or Bicycle:

From the North End of Pioneer Park:

Proceed south approximately 1.4 miles on the Bismarck Parks and Recreational Multi-Use Trail.  The gage house is located on the right side of the trail across the street from the Bismarck water-treatment plant.

From the North End of Sertoma Park:

Proceed north approximately 0.6 mile on the Bismarck Parks and Recreational Multi-Use Trail.  The gage house is located on the left side of the trail across the street from the Bismarck water-treatment plant.

Map of Bismarck Parks and Trails

To Visit the Gaging Station by Car:

From Main Avenue in Bismarck:

Proceed west on Main Avenue.  Just before the Memorial Bridge, turn right at the stoplight onto Fraine Barracks Road.  Fraine Barracks Road merges into River Road.  Continue north on River Road for a total distance from Main Avenue of approximately 0.4 mile.  Parking is available just north of the gage house in front of the state historic marker titled North Dakota History Bismarck River Warehouse.

From North Bismarck:

Proceed west on Century Avenue or Divide Avenue.

From Century Avenue, turn left (south) onto Tyler Parkway and then, turn right onto Burnt Boat Drive at the Bismarck/Mandan Visitors' Center.

From Divide Avenue, continue to follow Divide Avenue north across Interstate 94.  After crossing the Interstate, turn left onto Burnt Boat Drive at the Bismarck/Mandan Visitors' Center.

Proceed west on Burnt Boat Drive for approximately 0.7 mile.  Turn left (south) onto River Road and proceed south approximately 1.3 miles.  Parking is available just north of the gage house in front of the state historic marker titled North Dakota History Bismarck River Warehouse.

Map of the Bismarck-Mandan area from the Convention and Visitors Bureau (note, the map is a large file and may download slowly).

 


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