The 142 foot high Heart Butte Dam, Heart Butte Project is on the Heart River in Grant County, North Dakota. 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 approximately 3,397 water surface acres, 7,361 land acres and 55 miles of shoreline. 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. Information on the reservoir level can be found at: http://www.usbr.gov/gp-bin/arcweb_ltr.pl
Take State Highway 49 for 15 miles south of Glen Ullin.
Dakotas Area Office P.O. Box 1017 Bismarck, ND 58501
Boating Camping Fishing Recreational Vehicles Water Sports
BOR - Bureau of Reclamation