National & State Parks

  • Fort Lincoln Trolley
  • Badlands Hiking
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • Danish Mill
  • Petrified Forest in Badlands
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - North Unit
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • Custer House
  • Hinking in Badlands
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • 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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National Parks and Trails Tour (Best Places Lists)

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. 

Cowboy Up Tour (Best Places Lists)

Experience the Old West on a trip to connect with the legends who called North Dakota home. Click here for a printable version.

Now is the time to start planning your summer trips to North Dakota

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.

Get started on your very own bucket list of things to see and do 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.

Unique year-round camping option awaits in state parks

Turtle River State Park is a recreational oasis west of Grand Forks surrounding by the Red River Valley. The park provides a great weekend break, or a longer stay for those wanting to get away and stay away from it all.

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Featured Listings
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...
Southwest
Southwest
19 miles north of Killdeer, Killdeer, ND 58502
Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
Northeast
Northeast
Highway 5, Cavalier, ND 58502
Icelandic State Park is home to the Pioneer Heritage Center, Gunlogson Homestead and Historic...
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
16 miles northeast, Bottineau, ND 58318
Nestled in the scenic Turtle Mountains along the U.S./Canadian border, Lake Metigoshe is one of...
Southwest
Southwest
7 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806, Mandan, ND
The On-A-Slant Indian Village is a 400-year-old Mandan Indian Village, which thrived for 200...
Southwest
Southwest
Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit, Medora, ND
Theodore Roosevelt's first ranch cabin built in 1883-1884 after he arrived in Dakota Territory...
Northwest
Northwest
19 miles southeast on Highway 1804, Epping, ND 58843
Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
Southwest
Southwest
4480 Fort Lincoln Road, Mandan, ND 58554
General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
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
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 05, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016
Theodore Roosevelt National Park- South Unit, Medora, ND 58645
The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association would like to invite you to our 62nd Annual...
Northwest
Northwest
Jun 16, 2016 - Jun 19, 2016
15550 Highway 1804, Williston, ND 58801
Reenactors at the fort.
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Fort Stevenson State Park would like to thank everyone by waiving the vehicle entrance fee during...
Deals
Southeast
Southeast
$5 off purchase
May 01, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016
4143 153rd Av. SE, Casselton, ND 58059
Take a half-hour or hour long riding lesson and receive $5 off!
Northcentral
Northcentral
Rates from $40.00
Jan 31, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
3750 BIA Road 10, Belcourt, ND 58316
ONLY 200 advanced tickets for $40 per person for weekend daily pass. (Does not include camping)....
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...