St. John / Lena – North Dakota 30, 48th Ave NE / Manitoba 18
This is a pretty quiet North Dakota border crossing with very few trucks. ND-30 is the end point for the Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway, which is touted by North Dakota as a scenic road trip. St. John is the next border crossing east of the more heavily-used Peace Garden port.
St. John / Lena Port Information
- Hours of operation are 8am to 9pm, 7 days a week, year-round.
- Commercial Services are available only M-F, with more limited hours. Call the border office for more information.
Current Road Conditions in North Dakota and ManitobaST JOHN WEATHER
We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the state of North Dakota and the province of Manitoba. These pages show problems such as roadway accidents, snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, construction, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork around the border crossing.
Customs and Border Crossing Travel Tips for St. John / Lena
- Here is a handy link to hotels nearest St. John ND and here is another link to hotels nearest Lena Manitoba in Canada.
- North Dakota utilizes the 511 Traveler Information system, which gives you up-to-date, location-specific, road and weather information on any highway in North Dakota. You simply dial “511” from any phone to reach this system. You can also call 1-866-696-3511.
- North Dakota Winter Road Reports are issued via the 511 system at various intervals between 5:00am and 9:00pm daily, typically from November through mid-April. They are issued more frequently during severe weather events.
- North Dakota Summer Road Reports are issued mid-April through October on the 511 system once daily, or more often if conditions warrant.
- St. John / Lena Port GPS Longitude and Latitude Coordinates: 48.999197, -99.65868
Saint John and Lena Ports of Entry Location and Traffic Map
To view Current Traffic Conditions at this border crossing, select “View Larger Map” and turn on the traffic layer.
Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at St. John and Lena
- St. John U.S. Customs Office Telephone Number: (701) 477-3140
- To contact Canadian Customs or other border patrol services at this port, call the Canadian Border Information Service (BIS), which can answer your questions or transfer you directly to the Canadian port.