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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North Dakota Park Service is celebrating 50 years this summer. Click here to view the celebration dates at each park. Scenic beauty and enticing outrdoor recreation await at North Dakota's 13 state parks. Hike, bike, swim and sleep under the stars.
Custer Trail Auto Tour follows route through the Badlands toward Montana.
Hiking and biking trail criss-cross North Dakota, creating a patchwork of routes that lead to whatever the soul seeks. Hiking trails range from difficult on the Maah Daah Hey to easy on recreational paced routes in larger cities. Bikers can peddle slowly along river bottoms and grasslands to furious climbing some of the steep grades in the Badlands. Take your pick of this baker's dozen.
Experience North Dakota’s rich heritage and culture at these fun, kid-approved sites.