National & State Parks
From the majestic crags of the Badlands to the living history at fort sites and the delicate blooms of a botanical garden, the national and state parks in North Dakota offer an up-close look at the state’s beauty and diversity. Find outdoor activities like hiking, biking, horseback riding and canoeing. Take a scenic drive and get back to nature! Click here for more on state and national parks in North Dakota.
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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park System by visiting North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park and affiliated sites Fort Union Trading Post and Knife River Indian Villages national historic sites. The Park Service also manages the Lewis and Clark Trail and North Country National Scenic Trail.
Experience the Old West on a trip to connect with the legends who called North Dakota home. Click here for a printable version.
North Dakota is a state crafted largely by legendary heroes of the Old West, hard-working immigrants and pioneers who left a legacy that endures to this day. Here are 11 historically significant sites in North Dakota.
Beaver Lake State Park's gently rolling prairie provides scenic views for leisurely walks. In the summer, the lake attracts visitors for boating, canoeing, water skiing and fishing
Lewis and Clark State Park is situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea. The rugged buttes of the North Dakota Badlands display a towering backdrop to one of the state's best recreation areas.