Nature & Outdoors

  • Pheasant hunters
  • Horseback Riding the Prairie
  • Lake Metigoshe State Park
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit
  • Triple Golf Challenge in North Dakota
  • Little Missouri State Park
  • Adventures in North Dakota
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - Trekking through the Valley
  • Bison herd in park
  • Pembina Gorge
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park - South Unit
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • 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
  • Find your Legendary in North Dakota: Golf
  • Mountain Bike in North Dakota!

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.

Top Picks
Lingering Sunsets in Quiet Valleys. Feel Peace Sink in. We’ll Take Care of You.
 
Dog Tired and Limit Filled - the birds are waiting for you out west, and so are we.
 

Discover More On Nature & Outdoors

Trip Ideas & Travel Information

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.

Ruggedly beautiful Little Missouri State Park a scenic wonder

Visitors to the three units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park find the dramatic scenery and recreational opportunities awe-inspiring.

Enjoy quiet solitude in woodlands and trails along Missouri River
North Dakota has a vast array of comfortable lodging, some suited for all seasons.
Experience the serene to the extreme in your own North Dakota adventure
Create a lasting memory with a fantastic Father’s Day outing.

Each of North Dakota's 13 state parks offer a unique blend of scenic beauty, outdoor recreation and camping opportunities. Hike, bike, swim, boat 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. Few things are as soothing as settling in in front of a fire with a warm drink and a friend. North Dakota has a selection of comfortable to rustic options.

On the road again (Articles)
Spring means runners are back on the road
Showing 11 - 20 of 48
Featured Listings
Northcentral
Northcentral
Western edge of Turtle Mountains, Highway 43, Bottineau, ND 58318
"Stonehenge" of the prairie has breathtaking view overlooking farmland west of the Turtle...
Northcentral
Northcentral
International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND 58329
The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
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...
Northwest
Northwest
15349 39th Lane N.W., Williston, ND 58801
Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
Southcentral
Southcentral
600 Riverside Park Road, Bismarck, ND 58504
The Dakota Zoo is located on the east bank of the Missouri River in Bismarck. Home to more than...
Southwest
Southwest
Medora, ND 58645
Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...
Northeast
Northeast
Hwy 32, Walhalla, ND 58282
This backway located in northeast North Dakota is a special place steeped in history, with...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, ND 58577
Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
Southeast
Southeast
4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo, ND 58104
The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
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...
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!...