Jamestown  (CSi)  During the May 19 Stutsman COVID-19 Response news briefing, Searle Swedlund updated information on Jamestown, Stutsman County, Valley City, and nearby tourism sites.

Frontier Village opening June 1, 2020, 10-a.m. to 6-p.m., with the same hours at the National Buffalo Museum.  Call ahead to the museum to schedule group tours.  Ft. Seward opens June 1 and will be open through the season from  10-a.m., to 6-p.m.

At Ft. Seward, The “Glamping” camping experience will be opening June 1, call 701-252-1875 for reservations.

The 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse features the new Civics Exhibit, the first of its kind in the nation.

He talked about tour sites in the area:

  • Two new trails include Island Trails at the Jamestown Reservoir.
  • The Arctic trial is north of Parkrhurst Campground at Pipestem.
  • He noted that Sapphire Gallery in Downtown Jamestown features local artists work.
  • Lazy Fish is at Pelican Point Campground.
  • The Jim is located for meals at Jamestown Reservoir.
  • Davoni’s Italian/Seafood Restaurant  in Downtown Jamestown is now open.
  • He pointed out that Whitestone Hill at Kulm highlights battle history.
  • In Valley City he sited Medicine Wheel Park.
  • In Cooperstown, the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Site.

More information is in the Jamestown Resource Guide.