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.

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
North Dakota sites rich in history and scenic wonders
You've read about Custer, Lewis and Clark, Sitting Bull and Sakakawea. Now live the experience.
North Dakota is proof you don't need mountains for mountain biking
Explore North Dakota’s Badlands and scenic trails on horseback, from a mountain bike or by foot.
Visit these iconic Rocky Mountain sites in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.
North Dakota's 13 state parks let you experience the outdoors at your own pace.
Take a scenic drive or hike and get back to nature at these North Dakota treasures.
Plan your camping and horseback riding adventure with these North Dakota overnight sites.
Hit the dusty trail and explore North Dakota's state parks and recreation areas by horseback.
Get out and discover the state's collection of stunning landmarks and attractions.
Featured Listings
Southcentral
Southcentral
3850 70th St SE, Wishek, ND 58495
Beaver Lake State Park provides an escape from the rigors of everyday life, offering a relaxing...
Southwest
Southwest
Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit, Medora, ND
76 first-come, first-served sites. Pull-through sites are available. Group site available...
Northcentral
Northcentral
1403 River Road, Washburn, ND 58530
Cross Ranch State Park is located along some of the last free-flowing and undeveloped stretches...
Southwest
Southwest
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Mandan, ND 58554
Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...
Southwest
Southwest
4480 Fort Lincoln Road, Mandan, ND 58554
General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
Southeast
Southeast
2 miles north of Fort Ransom, Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Fort Ransom State Park, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst...
Northcentral
Northcentral
1252A 41st Ave NW, Garrison, ND 58540
The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
Northcentral
Northcentral
3 miles south of Garrison, Garrison, ND 58502
Fort Stevenson State Park, located on Lake Sakakawea's north shore, was named for the late 1800s...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Devils Lake, Devils Lake, ND 58301
Grahams Island State Park, located on Devils Lake, is named after the first known white settler...
Northeast
Northeast
Highway 5, Cavalier, ND 58502
Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
Events
Southwest
Southwest
May 10, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Knife River Indian Villages NHS, Stanton, ND 58571
Bring your camera for this in-the-field photography workshop. Please call for more information.
Southwest
Southwest
May 30, 2014 - Jun 01, 2014
Theodore Roosevelt National Park- South Unit, Medora, ND 58645
Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association welcomes your participation in our 60th annual...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 29, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Fort Stevenson State Park would like to thank everyone by waiving the vehicle entrance fee during...
Southwest
Southwest
Jul 08, 2014 - Jul 29, 2014
Stanton, Stanton, ND 58571
Tuesdays in July children ages 6 to 12 can participate in half-day activities at the park.
Southwest
Southwest
Jul 10, 2014 - Jul 10, 2014
Theodore Roosevelt National Park -Cottonwood Campground, Medora, ND 58645
Come out to the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and take part in our Teddy Bear...
Southwest
Southwest
Aug 30, 2014 - Sep 01, 2014
Little Missouri State Park, Killdeer, ND 58554-7927
Our group enjoys trail rides for all at the "Little Missouri State Park" over Labor Day Weekend....
Southwest
Southwest
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Knife River Indian Villages NHS, Stanton, ND 58571
Bring your own camera for this in-the-field photography workshop. Please call for more information.
Northeast
Northeast
Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Main Street, Walhalla, ND 58282
This Family Fun Day begins with the Farmers Market at 9am, on Main St.  Giant Pumpkin weigh-in...
Deals
Northeast
Northeast
Up to 10% off per night
May 16, 2013 - May 16, 2014
3350 32nd Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201
Book a room with us using this package and receive 10% off and we will have the movie tickets for...