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.
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Every state has its quirky or unique brand of "roadside" art. North Dakota's happens to be animals of mythic proportions. When visiting various areas around the state, take a few minutes to check out these larger-than-life attractions.
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.
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 onto the grasslands. Stand in awe above the valley carved by the meandering Little Missouri River and drove slowly through bison herds within the park.
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.