• Wind Turbines and Sunflowers
  • Antelope Valley Power Plant
  • Wind towers
  • Oil Drilling Rig
  • Attraction Category: Honorable Mention: "Star Power," Joshua Eckl, Grand Fork

Energy

Energy in North Dakota has been making a lot of national headlines. In fact, North Dakota is currently the second-largest producer of crude oil in the U.S. Whether it’s wind-energy and landscapes full of wind turbines, or massive amounts of oil found in the Bakken Formation, the words "energy" and "North Dakota" go together. Click here for more energy related attractions in North Dakota.

Events
Featured Events
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 05, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 19, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
    Jamestown
    Authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies is a once-in-a-lifetime...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jun 24, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
    Medora
    BioBlitz provides a unique opportunity to work alongside leading experts to discover, count and...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Jun 27, 2016 - Jul 01, 2016
    Dickinson
    Daily trips to the fossil sites will originate from Bismarck, where we will meet at the Heritage...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Riverdale
    Free one- to two-hour tour given of Garrison Power Plant, operation and functions of dam along...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Dakota Gasification Company's Great Plains Synfuels Plant began operating in 1984. It is the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Ellendale
    Approximately 30 miles west of Ellendale is the largest wind farm in both North and South Dakota,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Luverne
    113 wind turbines in southern Griggs and Steele counties. The wind farm is rated to produce a...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Stanton
    Lignite-based electric generating station.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Stanton
    Come enjoy Stanton's only hotel, the Coal Country Inn! Our hotel featuring 91 guest rooms combine...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Center
    Mining operation in the powerbelt area of North Dakota.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Center
    Lignite-fired electric generating station. Groups of five or fewer can contact plant directly....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    The Scot Wood Motel has 24 rooms (1 is handicap accessible with a large "shower only" so...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Lignite-based electric generating station.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    One of 10 largest coal mines in the United States.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Underwood
    Falkirk is a surface mining operation with some of the largest earth moving equipment...