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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. Click here for more on the scenic byways and backways in North Dakota.

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Enchanted Highway (Best Places)
Take a trip down the Enchanted Highway in western North Dakota for a glimpse of classic roadside art
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.
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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,...
Southeast
Southeast
1901 44th St. S., Fargo, ND 58103
Relax, you're home ... The newly remodeled MainStay Suites of Fargo is an affordable hotel that...
Southwest
Southwest
Old Highway 10, Mandan, ND 58554
An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this 108-mile route offers a...
Southeast
Southeast
1921 44th St. SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Red Roof Inn Fargo is convenientely located off of I-94 exit 348. Located in he heart of the...
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...
Events
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jul 26, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014
6301 19 Ave NW, Minot, ND 58702
July 26, 2014, Motorcycle Run to raise funds for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch National Youth...
Northeast
Northeast
Apr 11, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015
Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND 58203
One of the region's largest gathering of motorcycles, this event showcases awesome classic and...
Northeast
Northeast
Apr 11, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015
Purpur/Gambucci Arena, Grand Forks, ND 58201
One of the Upper Midwest's largest shows features hundreds of amazing classic cars. There will...