• Pheasant hunters
  • Hunter and dog
  • Biking to Sunset Inn
  • Dave Mills
  • Turtle Mountains
  • Sullys Hill National Game Preserve Overlook
  • Adventure Riding
  • Dave Wald
  • Bully Pulpit Golf Course
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fall - North Dakota Style
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  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Outdoor Adventure
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  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Golf

Why is fall one of the most popular times of year in North Dakota? Because there’s so much to see and do. The air is crisp, national and state parks are ablaze with brightly colored fall foliage, and there is a plethora of pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and more. Click here for more great things to do in the outdoors in North Dakota.

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Dog Tired and Limit Filled - the birds are waiting for you out west, and so are we.
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Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Unique year-round camping option awaits in state parks

It's hard to pick out five places to hunt pheasants in North Dakota as there are hundreds of great places to hunt. Everyone that has taken up a shotgun and chased this colorful game bird has their own favorite places, from tree rows near Killdeer to grasslands near Mott. Here is a sampling of great places.

Ride your motorcycle to 5 or more places on the map, take a picture with travel guide and earn a patch

Fall Activities (Articles)
Communities celebrate the end of another harvest season in North Dakota
No foolin' around, now is the time to prepare for hunting, fishing trips
The birthday parties are over, the celebration doesn't have to end
Pheasant hunting experience in North Dakota: Legendary
Hunters preparing for another season in North Dakota

Games, refreshments, entertainment and row and rows of pumpkins. It won't be long before pumpkin patches around the state open in preparation for Halloween.

In North Dakota, fall foliage begins showing us in early to mid-September and reaches its peak by the end of the month or early October depending on location. Visitors use this time to tour areas of heavy forest growth like the Turtle Mountains or river valleys. In the Red River Valley, long thick tree rows take on amazing hues. If you missed this fall's change, don't worry, there's always next September.

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