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If you crave the adventure of riding off-road, take the road less traveled in North Dakota. Here you can find an abundance of riding areas in river bottoms, grasslands and the Badlands. Check with North Dakota Parks and Recreation for riding rules and opportunities. Airbourne Alley (May-September... Read More
Experience North Dakota's scenic beauty, pristine landscapes and natural wildlife at one of five Nature Conservancy areas, or along an interpretive trail. From history to natural wonders, create legendary memories. Nature Conservancy Areas Brown Ranch Located in Ransom County about eight miles... Read More
The Algonquin word "pau wau" was the Native American word some of the first Europeans associated with dancing. Although pau wau meant "he dreams" to the Algonquins, the term was eventually accepted by the Europeans to refer to dancing, later being spelled "powwow." Powwows were originally held in... Read More
The Native American Experience North Dakota's individual tribes have distinct and different origins, histories and languages. Plains Indians are united by core beliefs and values that emanate from respect for the earth and an understanding of humankind's relationship with nature. The tribes which... Read More
Theodore Roosevelt National Park The two units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park offer majestic Badlands scenery, abundant wildlife and all kinds of adventures of your own making. During his administration, President Theodore Roosevelt founded the United States Forest Service, signed the... Read More
There is nothing quite like motorcycling in North Dakota. Few things are as exhilarating as hopping onto a big two-wheeler, rolling the throttle and rumbling out onto the prairie. Or exploring that trail through the woods and across the river on an adventure ride, just you and your motorcycle. The... Read More
Louisiana Purchase  When purchased from French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803, it more than doubled the size of the United States. The US originally sought to purchase only the port city of New Orleans from France. Purchased for $15 million, it proved to be one of the greatest land deals... Read More
Uncover the details of Lewis and Clark's great journey and then test your knowledge with the Lewis and Clark trivia quiz below. How long was the expedition in North Dakota? The expedition spent 214 days in North Dakota on two separate visits. The group spent 146 days on its outbound trip in... Read More
These legendary characters organized and led the Corps of Discovery on the famous Lewis & Clark Expedition. Meriwether Lewis The Lewis and Jefferson families were long-time neighbors and family friends. Meriwether Lewis served as Thomas Jefferson’s personal aide prior to the expedition. ... Read More
Saddle up for an overnight Western adventure on horseback. North Dakota offers plenty of places to set up camp with your horse. Sully Creek State Park Those wishing to bring their own horses into the Badlands frequently use Sully Creek, with its horse corrals and primitive camping facilities as... Read More
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