Uncover North Dakota's Hidden Gems

Get out and discover the state's collection of stunning landmarks and attractions.


North Dakota is filled with hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. Here is a collection of stunning landmarks and attractions to keep in mind as you plan your North Dakota trip:

Natural Gems

  • Sheyenne National Grasslands, southwest of Fargo
  • Denbigh Experimental Forest
  • Killdeer Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Killdeer
  • Nature Conservancy Property at Davis Ranch
  • Mushroom Rock Formations, Petrified Forest, North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • Huff Hills, south of Mandan
  • Pembina Gorge, west of Walhalla
  • Icelandic State Park, Cavalier
  • Little Missouri State Park, Killdeer
  • White Butte - Highest point in North Dakota near Amidon

Cultural & Heritage Gems

  • St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hague
  • Fairview Lift Bridge and Railroad Tunnel, Cartwright
  • Stone Butte Ranch, south of Elgin
  • Fort Ransom
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park, Minot
  • Pipestem Creek
  • Crow Flies High Butte, New Town
  • Chief Looking's Village, Bismarck
  • Mystical Horizons, near Carbury

Attraction Gems

  • Lewis & Clark Riverboat, Bismarck
  • Pioneer Trails Museum, Bowman
  • Paul Broste Rock Museum, Parshall
  • Whirl-a-Whip, Stanley
  • Unique Antique Car Museum, Marmarth
  • Five Nations Art Depot, Mandan
  • Prairie Fire Pottery, Beach
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