5 Things to see and do at Lake Metigoshe State Park

Nestled in the scenic Turtle Mountains on the shores of Lake Metigoshe, Lake Metigoshe State Park is one of the most popular year-round vacation spots in North Dakota. Its terrain, amenities and location make it a winter destination.


The Peace Garden Trail system provides miles of relaxing snowmobile riding in the winter. Click here for a park map.


Snowshoers and cross-country skiers see moose, white-tailed deer, ruffed grouse and loons on trails through aspen forests. Click here for more on trails.


Winter camping with heat from gas fireplace, electricity and a small fridge. Perfect after a day on the trail. Click here for more about camping.

Wildlife Viewing

More than 174 birds can be observed, plus deer, moose, beaver and more. Click here for your birding checklist.

Ice Fishing

Try your luck with a variety of fishing, including walleye, pike and bluegill.

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