Nature & Outdoors

  • Pheasant hunters
  • WTC Steel Girders at Peace Garden
  • Cross Ranch State Park
  • Camping at Lake Sakakawea
  • Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
  • Geese in Flight
  • Sunset over Cris Creek at Long Creek Cabins, Epping
  • Birding
  • Jim Hellzen
  • Riverbend Overlook
  • 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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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.

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
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Featured Listings
Northcentral
Northcentral
2107 Park Drive, St. Michael, ND 58370
President Theodore Roosevelt designated this unique natural area in 1904 as "a big game preserve,...
Southeast
Southeast
Fort Ranson, Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Rich in history and plant diversity. Located on the Sheyenne River valley. Deer and other...
Northwest
Northwest
15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801
1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
Southcentral
Southcentral
At the Pipestem Dam, 4 miles north of Jamestown, just off Hwy 281, Jamestown, ND 58401
This winding 8-mile trail packs plenty of heart-pumping fun into a relatively small area. If...
Northwest
Northwest
New Town, New Town, ND 58763
Breathtaking view of Lake Sakakawea, Badlands bluffs and the foundations of the underwater town...
Southeast
Southeast
250 Main St. W., Valley City, ND 58072
Valley City was founded in 1872 with the name of Second Crossing of the Sheyenne when the...
Southwest
Southwest
I-94, Exit 72, Regent, ND 58650
The Enchanted Highway begins at Exit 72 on I-94 near Gladstone and terminates 30 miles down the...
Northeast
Northeast
Hwy 32, Walhalla, ND 58282
This backway located in northeast North Dakota is a special place steeped in history, with...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Junction Highway 2 and Highway 3, Rugby, ND 58368
In January 1931, an U.S. Geological Survey determined the center of North America in Pierce...
Southwest
Southwest
102 Pheasant Drive, South Heart, ND 58655
The "Best Hidden 18-Hole Golf Course In North Dakota." We offer the most friendly environment...
Events
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
Get onto the water at the Jamestown Reservoir for the 38th Annual Dakota Anglers Walleye/Northern...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 03, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016
Chahinkapa Zoo and Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, wildlife...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Chuckwagon Patio, Medora, ND 58645
Join us for this annual road race that winds its way through town and the scenic North Dakota...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
The Little Britches Fishing Tournament is held in conjunction with North Dakota Game & Fish's...
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...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 08, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
871 Main St., Carrington, ND 58421
Four days of amazing birdwatching at the best places for birding in the Missouri Coteau. Observe...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 08, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge, Jamestown, ND 58401
Four days on a prairie wild with wetlands and wavy, open meadows. Here is your chance to visit...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 10, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
Meidinger Park Field (15th Street and 17th Avenue), Jamestown, ND 58401
Kite Fest has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 18, 2016 - Jun 18, 2016
26th and Divide, Bismarck, ND 58501
Celebrate the longest day of the year with entertainment and a dance under the stars at The...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 19, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016
Box 244, Jamestown, ND 58402-0244
Authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies is a once-in-a-lifetime...
Deals
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)....
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!
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...