National & State Parks

  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - Tough Guy
  • Petrified Forest in Badlands
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - North Unit
  • ElkHorn Ranch Site
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hinking in Badlands
  • Riverbend Overlook
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: National Park

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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Featured Listings
Southcentral
Southcentral
205 7th St, Verona, ND 58490
Spacious remodeled rooms, kitchen facilities, laundry facility, pets allowed, great for hunters....
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...
Events
Northwest
Northwest
Mar 20, 2015 - Mar 22, 2015
Raymond Family Community Center, Williston, ND 58801
Get out of the house this winter and check out this three-day event of vendors and demonstrations...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 01, 2015 - May 01, 2015
Heritage Center, Bismarck, ND 58501
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 with...
Southwest
Southwest
May 09, 2015 - May 09, 2015
Knife River Indian Villages NHS, Stanton, ND 58571
Bring your camera for this in-the-field photography workshop. Please call for more information.
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 06, 2015 - Jun 06, 2015
#2 Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau, ND 58318
Lake Metigoshe will celebrate the North Dakota Park and Recreation Department's 50th anniversary....
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 07, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt National Park- South Unit, Medora, ND 58645
The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association would like to invite you to our 61st Annual...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 13, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015
Near Riverdale, ND, Riverdale, ND 58565
Lake Sakakawea State Park will celebrate the North Dakota Park and Recreation Department's 50th...
Northwest
Northwest
Jun 20, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015
4904 119th Road NW, Epping, ND 58843
Lewis and Clark State Park will celebrate the North Dakota Park and Recreation Department's 50th...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 28, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015
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 07, 2015 - Jul 28, 2015
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, 2015 - Jul 10, 2015
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...
Deals
Southeast
Southeast
Free Christmas on the Prairie admission with purchase of
Dec 06, 2014 - Dec 06, 2014
1351 W. Main Ave., Fargo, ND 58078
Buy tickets to "We're in the Christmas Mood" and come to Christmas on the Prairie for FREE!
Southeast
Southeast
Rates from $15
Apr 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2015
3473 Woodland Park, Valley City, ND 58072
MONDAY-THURSDAY ** Tee off before Noon** $15 for 9 holes + cart or $25 for 18 holes + cart....
Packages
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Calling all Canadians! We not honor at-par rates! See photo for details.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Take advantage of Minot's proximity to the largest lake in the state! Did you know that Lake...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Hit the courses in Minot this summer! Enjoy the Minot favorite Vardon Golf Club and the Souris...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Looking to meet the real Minot, while still doing what YOU like to do? Let our experts plan the...
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
Enjoy wine? Enjoy amazing views? Then this is the package for you! See photo for more information.
Northcentral
Northcentral
May 23, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
1009 20th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701
The wild days of summer are upon us! Enjoy the weather to the fullest with the Noble Inn and...