North Dakota Map

Heart Butte Reservoir

Contact Info
Bureau of Reclamation
Dakotas Area Office
PO Box 1017
Bismarck, ND 58502



The 142 foot high Heart Butte Dam, Heart Butte Project is on the Heart River in Grant County, North Dakota about 15 miles south of Glen Ullin. Managed by the Dakotas Area Office, Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir, Lake Tschida, is the only sizable body of water in the area and it has become a popular recreation center. The reservoir has a surface area of 6,576 acres. Six primitive campgrounds with wells and vault toilets are available. Fish species include crappie, walleye, catfish, perch, white bass, pike, bluegill, large and small mouth bass. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Bait, food, camping supplies, and gas concessions open Memorial day through Labor Day.


Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Take State Highway 49 for 15 miles south of Glen Ullin.

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