North Central

There are activities to fit every taste in north central North Dakota. Outdoor lovers and nature enthusiasts will find national and state parks to explore and pristine waters of Lake Metigoshe. Fans of art and culture will want to experience Minot’s museums, galleries and performing arts.

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Trip Ideas & Travel Information
From great concerts to great food, here are five things to do at the North Dakota State Fair
Enjoy quiet solitude in woodlands and trails along Missouri River
Spotlight: Minot (Articles)
The Magic City is living up to its moniker
Experience Minot (Articles)
Booming Minot bustling with things to see and do.

Step back in time to some of the most significant destinations of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

The 53-mile Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway leads through forested hills in north-central North Dakota.

Experience North Dakota agritourism at these centrally located stops.
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Featured Listings
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Kenmare Des Lacs Lake, Kenmare, ND 58746
The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Backway, found in the northwest corner of North Dakota,...
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Western edge of Turtle Mountains, Highway 43, Bottineau, ND 58318
"Stonehenge" of the prairie has breathtaking view overlooking farmland west of the Turtle...
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International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND 58329
Construction of the Peace Chapel, sponsored by the General Order of the Eastern Stars, is the...
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Devils Lake, Devils Lake, ND 58301
Grahams Island State Park, located on Devils Lake, is named after the first known white settler...
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417 Cavalry Circle PO Box 224, Fort Totten, ND 58335
The Fort Totten State Historic Site got its start in 1867 when soldiers built a log structure...
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City Plaza, Riverdale, ND 58565
A beautiful metal sculpture created by Tom Neary. Stones donated by each county in North Dakota...
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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...
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2576 Eighth St. SW, Washburn, ND 58577
Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
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Northcentral
International Peace Garden, Dunseith, ND 58329
The museum educates the public of the historical and present-day roles of wildlife law...
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Northcentral
Old U.S. 281 in Minnewaukan, Minnewaukan, ND 58351
Listed in National Register of Historic Places, this museum has exhibits of pioneer artifacts,...
Events
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May 17, 2016 - May 17, 2016
Prairie Village Museum, Rugby, ND 58368
Join members of Sons of Norway Odin Lodge 87 in celebrating Syttende Mai (17th of May). Coffee...
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Northcentral
May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016
1252A 41st Ave. NW, Garrison, ND 58540
Kite flying festival for all ages. Fly your own kite. Build a kite at the festival. See kites of...
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Northcentral
Jun 03, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016
Roosevelt Park, Devils Lake, ND 58301
North America's hottest classic car show and rod run. Running on its 22nd year, Devils Run is a...
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Northcentral
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Enjoy a ranger-guided hike through the park's native prairie. Hike will start at the Guardhouse...
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Northcentral
Jun 11, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Come to Garrison Bay Marina for an open house. A short presentation on water safety and how to...
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Northcentral
Jun 12, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
Prairie Village Museum, Rugby, ND 58368
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Northcentral
Jun 24, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
152 S. Duncan Road, Devils Lake, ND 58301
The Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce Walleye Tournament is one of the longest running fishing...
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Northcentral
Jun 25, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Experience Dakota Territory living history military encampment with demonstrations and maneuvers...
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Northcentral
Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Fort Stevenson State Park would like to thank everyone by waiving the vehicle entrance fee during...
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Northcentral
Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Prairie Village Museum, Rugby, ND 58368
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