13 Best Places to View Fall Foliage in North Dakota

Come fall the landscape turns vibrant yellow, orange and red. (Updated October 16)
1
Southern Red River Valley

Red, lots of gold and green. About 75% have changed. Upcoming events: The Big One, Fargo, Oct, 18-19. Acres of Terror, Leonard, through Nov. 1.

I-29, Exit 23 Mooreton, ND
2
Northern Red River Valley

Gold, green and yellow. 90% turned. Upcoming events: Nelson's Pumpkin Patch, Emerado, through Oct. 26.

Along the Red and Red Lake rivers Grand Forks, ND
3
Turtle River State Park

No Report. Upcoming events: Nelson's Pumpkin Patch, Emerado, through Oct. 26.

20 miles west of Grand Forks on Highway 2 Arvilla, ND 58502
4
Pembina Gorge

Most have turned and fallen. Upcoming events: Halloween Parade, Cavalier, Oct. 25.

Rendezvous Region Walhalla, ND
5
Fort Ransom State Park

100% have turned. Most have fallen.

2 miles north of Fort Ransom Fort Ransom, ND 58033
6
Devils Lake

Gold, green and orange. About 85% have turned. Upcoming events: Spirits of the Museum Haunted Tour, Devils Lake, Oct. 25.

208 Hwy 2 West Devils Lake, ND 58301
7
Turtle Mountains/International Peace Garden

Gold, green and lime green, burgundy and reds. 100% have turned.

10939 Highway 281 Dunseith, ND 58329
8
Lake Metigoshe

Golds are plentiful and reds are popping. About 95% have changed. Upcoming events: Goosefest, Kenmare, Oct. 18-25.

16 miles Northeast Bottineau, ND 58318
9
Bismarck-Mandan

Gold and orange are plentiful, some reds and greens. About 90% have turned. Upcoming Events: Papa's Pumpkin Patch, Bismarck, through Oct. 25. Haunted Fort, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Mandan, Oct. 16-18, 24-25, Oct. 31-Nov. 1.

Bismarck, ND 58501
10
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

Red, green, yellow and orange. About 90% have changed. Many have fallen. Upcoming Events: Papa's Pumpkin Patch, Bismarck, through Oct. 25; Haunted Fort, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Mandan, Oct. 16-18, 24-25, Oct. 31-Nov. 1.

4480 Fort Lincoln Road Mandan, ND 58554
11
Washburn

Mostly yellow and gold. About 90% have changed. Many have fallen. Upcoming Events: Art Exhibit: Cowboys and Indians Revisited, Lewis and  Clark Interpretive Center, through Nov. 15.

2576 8th St SW Washburn, ND 58577
12
Cross Ranch State Park

Many colors. About 90% have changed. Upcoming EventsExhibit: Cowboys and Indians Revisited, Lewis and  Clark Interpretive Center, through Nov. 15.

1403 River Road Washburn, ND 58530
13
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Some browns and greens. Most leaves have fallen. Upcoming Events: Halloween Parade, Bowman, Oct. 31.  

Medora, ND 58645
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