Summer is a great time to put the top down and take a trip down the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway.

Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway

A 63-mile journey through the uniquely beautiful Sheyenne River Valley.
Visitors check out the Superintendent's Car at the Rosebud Visitor Center in Valley City.
Rosebud Visitor Center

Center is also home to the Rosebud, an 1881 Northern Pacific Superintendent's Car. Displays on the railroad and area history, including the ND Agricultural Hall of Fame, are found within, along with information on the many attractions found along the byway.

250 Main St. W. Valley City, ND 58072
Standing Rock has special meaning to Native Americans.
Standing Rock State Historic Site

This marked site, called Inyan Bosendata by Sioux Indians who consider it sacred, is home to a rock, four feet tall and shaped like an inverted cone, which stands on a complex of prehistoric burial mounds dating from the Woodland Period (A.D. 0-1400).

6 miles southeast on Highway 46 Kathryn, ND 58505
Summer in the tranquil Fort Ransom State Park.
Fort Ransom State Park

North Dakota's homesteading heritage is preserved at Fort Ransom State Park. The park, nestled in the picturesque and heavily-wooded Sheyenne River Valley, is managed as a natural and scenic area. A farmstead within the park provides the setting for annual Sodbuster Days  celebrations, with demonstrations and exhibits of early homesteading life. Snowmobiling and cross-country skiing are the major winter activities.

2 miles north of Fort Ransom Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Fort Ransom State Historic Site is at the southern end of the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway.
Fort Ransom State Historic Site

This interpretive site marks the location of a 200-man military post built in 1867. Although building locations and the dry moat, once eight feet deep, are still clearly discernible, nothing else remains of the original fort or its 12-foot sod and log stockade.

3/4 mile southwest Fort Ransom, ND 58033
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