National & State Parks

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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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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.

Getting to Fort Ransom State Park is part of the fun, as it lies at the end of the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway south of Valley City - or at the beginning if you come from the south - near the town of Fort Ransom. The park is a tribute to the state's homesteading Heritage.

Icelandic State Park in northeast North Dakota offers visitors a wide array of recreational opportunities and glimpses of North Dakota's homesteading heritage and its natural beauty.

Geochaching popular in North Dakotas state parks

Long before there were scenic byways, there was the Missouri River. Lewis and Clark took it to the Rocky Mountains and back home. Today, you can travel along the water route and see an array of attractions along the way, including Garrison Dam.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit, Medora, ND
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Cross Ranch State Park is located along some of the last free-flowing and undeveloped stretches...
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Mandan, ND 58554
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4480 Fort Lincoln Road, Mandan, ND 58554
General George Custer's last home is reconstructed, as are the central barracks, granary,...
Depot located on Third St. SE, Mandan, ND 58554
Come join us for a nine-mile railroad trip along the Heart River to Fort Lincoln State Park. One...
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...
1252A 41st Ave NW, Garrison, ND 58540
The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park- South Unit, Medora, ND 58645
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