5 Things to see and do at Fort Ransom State Park

Getting to Fort Ransom State Park is part of the fun, as it lies at the end of the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway south of Valley City - or at the beginning if you come from the south - near the town of Fort Ransom. The park is a tribute to the state's homesteading Heritage.

1
Visit Sunne Farm

The Sunne Farm at Fort Ransom State Park is a tribute to the homesteading days in North Dakota. It hosts Sodbusters Days twice every year, in the spring and fall. 

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2
Canoe or Kayak the Sheyenne River

Enjoy a relaxing day on the Sheyenne River. No need to worry about lugging your own canoe or kayak, as they are available at the park headquarters. 

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3
Wildlife Viewing

Many of the trails in the park lead through forested areas and open meadows that are home to a variety of wildlife and birds. It's common to come upon deer in the park.

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4
Enjoy the Scenic Byway

Fort Ransom State Park is accessible via the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway. The route leads through tree-lined rolling hills, which are unique to the Red River Valley.

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5
Camping Under the Stars

The 950-acre park has a campground with electric hook-ups, showers and a dump station. It also has 10 non-electric and 12 electric group campsites at two horse areas.

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