• Badlands Hiking
  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • Sky Fest at Fort Stevenson State Park
  • Fort Union
  • Horseback riding
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • Traffic in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • Scenery: Winner - "Morning Air," Crystal Ann Swoll, Grand Forks
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - Bully! Badlands
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park

National & State Parks

From the majestic crags of the Badlands and Theodore Roosevelt National Park to the living history at fort sites and the delicate blooms of a botanical garden, the national and state parks in North Dakota offer an up-close look at the state’s beauty and diversity. Find outdoor activities like hiking, biking, horseback riding and canoeing. Take a scenic drive and get back to nature! Click here for more on state and national parks in North Dakota.

  

 

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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Aug 06, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019
    Medora
    The dramatic, dissected landforms and spectacular vistas of Theodore Roosevelt National Park...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Oct 05, 2019 - Nov 02, 2019
    Mandan
    It's not officially Halloween until you have visited North Dakota's Legendary FEAR event, the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    May 22, 2020 - May 22, 2020
    Garrison
    The Garrison-Max Ambulance is hosting its fifth annual EMS Kid Strong Event featuring local...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 27, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020
    Garrison
    Experience Dakota Territory living history military encampment with demonstrations and maneuvers...
Featured Listings
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. Scenic drive, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping and...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    St. Michael
    President Theodore Roosevelt designated this unique natural area in 1904 as "a big game preserve,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Come join us for a nine-mile railroad trip along the Heart River to Fort Lincoln State Park. One...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Center
    The River Peoples Visitor Center contains a library, classroom, and display area. The Learning...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    First-come, first-served. No reservations accepted. 50 sites. A group site is also available and...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    76 first-come, first-served sites. Pull-through sites are available. Group site available...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Killdeer
    Scattered along the brim of the badlands are 5 handcrafted, rustic heated/air conditioned log...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Located on the north shore of Lake Renwick, Icelandic State Park offers visitors not only a wide...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Cross Ranch State Park is located along some of the last free-flowing and undeveloped stretches...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Pick City
    On the south shore of Lake Sakakawea, adjacent to Garrison Dam, Lake Sakakawea State Park offers...