Motorcycling

Few things are as exhilarating as hopping onto a big two-wheeler, rolling the throttle and rumbling out onto the prairie. Or exploring that trail through the woods and across the river on an adventure ride. North Dakota is 70,000 square miles of motorcycling bliss. Buzz along the interstate or take the side roads for unique adventures. Spend a summer collecting byway and backway photos to earn a North Dakota Scenic ByRider patch.

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
North Dakota's roadside art is Classic Americana
Looking for wildlife? Waterfowl, raptors, deer, moose and other species of wildlife can be seen.
Follow the Chan SanSan Scenic Backway through a glacial valley carved 12,000 years ago.
Sakakawea Scenic Byway (Best Places)
Step back in time to some of the most significant destinations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The 53-mile Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway leads through forested hills in north-central North Dakota.
The 35-mile-long byway in North Dakota includes stops at Native American sites.
Take an amazing 14-mile ride through Badlands terrain.
This 22-mile backway begins in Vang and ends in Cavalier. Some of it is gravel.
A 108-mile tour back in time between Mandan and Dickinson.
A 63-mile journey through the uniquely beautiful Sheyenne River Valley.
Featured Listings
Southcentral
Southcentral
South from Highway 46 through Adrian, Dickey, Grand Rapids and LaMoure to the intersection of the County Line Road, Jamestown, ND 58401
When travelers descend to the valley, they can see the panorama of a winding river surrounded by...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Kenmare Des Lacs Lake, Kenmare, ND 58746
The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Backway, found in the northwest corner of North Dakota,...
Southwest
Southwest
Killdeer, Killdeer, ND 58640
From the Killdeer Mountains to the deeply entrenched Little Missouri River Breaks and Badlands,...
Southwest
Southwest
Old Highway 10, Mandan, ND 58554
An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this 108-mile route offers a...
Northeast
Northeast
Hwy 32, Walhalla, ND 58282
This backway located in northeast North Dakota is a special place steeped in history, with...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Highway 200A from Washburn to Stanton, Washburn, ND 58577
This byway highlights fantastic views of the Missouri River Valley along with some of the state...
Southeast
Southeast
Valley City, Valley City, ND 58072
41 award-winning interpretive panels are spread over the 63-mile drive through the beautiful...
Southwest
Southwest
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Visitors are welcome to travel the Standing Rock National Native American Scenic Byway. Grand...
Northwest
Northwest
Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit, Watford City, ND 58554
Theodore Roosevelt National Park memorializes the 26th President for his enduring contributions...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Bottineau, Bottineau, ND 58318
The byway begins its upward accent winding through the calm serene beauty of the Turtle Mountains...
Events
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 13, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014
250 Main St W, Valley City, ND 58072
Rally in the Valley provides fun for every generation! Bridge City Cruisers puts on a car show...
Northeast
Northeast
Jun 13, 2014 - Jun 14, 2014
Main Street, Cavalier, ND 58220
Games, prizes, food vendors and more line the streets of Cavalier. More than 2,000 motorcycles...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 18, 2014 - Jul 20, 2014
Gladstone Inn &and Suites, Jamestown, ND 58401
The 27th annual North Dakota Ladies Run kicks off at the Gladstone Inn and Suites on July 18. The...