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

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 11, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017
    Bismarck
    Family Rocket Day...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
    Hensler
    Come join Cross Ranch State Park and The Nature Conservancy's Cross Ranch Nature Preserve as we...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017
    Bismarck
    "Mindfulness: Living with Intention" through readings, breathing exercises and conversation, we...
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
    Edgeley
    North Dakota's first wind farm with 41 wind towers located along Highway 13. Information kiosk...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Lignite-based electric generating station.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Lignite mine in the state's powerbelt region.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    The Scot Wood Motel has 24 rooms (1 is handicap accessible with a large "shower only" so...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    One of 10 largest coal mines in the United States.
  • 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.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Underwood
    Falkirk is a surface mining operation with some of the largest earth moving equipment...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Center
    Lignite-fired electric generating station. Groups of five or fewer can contact plant directly....