Nature & Outdoors

  • Pheasant hunters
  • Jennifer Hellzen
  • Lake Metigoshe State Park
  • A Chance Encounter
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback riding in the Badlands
  • Petrified Forest in Badlands
  • Caprock Coulee
  • Hiking Pembina Gorge
  • International Peace Garden
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit
  • Fall - North Dakota Style
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: National Park
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Outdoor Adventure
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Outdoors
  • Mountain Bike in North Dakota!
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Golf

Forget about “the great outdoors,” because the wild side of North Dakota is legendary. Hunting for big game or birds, fishing our lakes and streams, hiking, biking, boating or horseback riding – whatever you like to do outdoors, start planning your dream trip here. Click here for more Nature and Outdoors in North Dakota.

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Ruggedly beautiful Little Missouri State Park a scenic wonder

7 things to see and do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Enjoy quiet solitude in woodlands and trails along Missouri River
Park on the U.S.-Canada border is winter wonderland
North Dakota has a vast array of comfortable lodging, some suited for all seasons.
Deer hunting season is a traditional family experience in North Dakota
Create a lasting memory with a fantastic Father’s Day outing.

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.

8 Cozy Cabin Getaways (Best Places Lists)

Cabins are a great way to wind down after a day on the trail.

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