Northwest

One of the fastest growing areas of the state is a paradise for hunting and other outdoor activities. Lake Sakakawea provides first-rate boating and fishing. Williston, the region’s largest city, has several golf courses and historic sites and a bustling vibe.  

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Paddlefish season (Article)
Activity starts May 1 at the confluence of Missouri and Yellowstone rivers
Learn about North Dakota agritourism at wineries, heritage sites and more.
Western North Dakota (Best Places)
Touring the western half of North Dakota? Don't miss these historic sites and outdoor activities.
Featured Listings
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202 Frontage Rd, New Town, ND 58763
First-class casino features reel slot machines, blackjack, craps, poker, video poker...
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Northwest
Bowbells, ND
Near the center of town is our beautiful city park, loaded with shade trees and a public swimming...
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Northwest
Crosby, Crosby, ND 58730
When the summer sun heats up, the Crosby Swimming Pool fills up with water, as well as with young...
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Northwest
502 W Highland Dr, Williston, ND 58801
Indoor swimming pool.
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Northwest
5 Main St., Williston, ND 58801
Outdoor swimming pool.
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Northwest
Highway 200 between Cartwright and Fairview, Cartwright, ND 59221
The bridge and tunnel, now closed to vehicle and rail traffic, stretches 1,320 feet across the...
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Northwest
15349 39th Ln NW, Williston, ND 58801
1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
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Northwest
15550 Highway 1804, Williston, ND 58801
The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
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Northwest
6330 2nd Ave W, Williston, ND 58801
Experience life in the past at the Frontier Museum complex. The museum includes a rural church,...
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Northwest
603 8th Ave SE, Stanley, ND 58784
The Ina Mae Rude Aquatic Center is a state-of-the-art indoor warm water therapy center. The...
Events
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Northwest
May 09, 2014 - May 10, 2014
Harmon Park & downtown Williston, Williston, ND 58801
Williston's annual Band Day festival is over 80 years old! Kicks off on Friday evening with...
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Northwest
May 22, 2014 - May 25, 2014
Four Bears Casino & Lodge Event Center, New Town, ND 58763
Traditional dancing with beautiful handmade costumes.  The pow wow is a visual extravaganza...
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Northwest
Jun 19, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014
27 Main Street North, Parshall, ND 58770
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Northwest
Jun 20, 2014 - Jun 20, 2014
Lostwood NWR, Kenmare, ND 58746
Expert-guided birding tours and prairie wildflower walks.  Educational youth activities for youth...
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Northwest
Jun 25, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014
4th Ave NE, Watford City, ND 58854
Come celebrate Watford City's Centennial. There will be events happening throughout the city:...
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Northwest
Jul 04, 2014 - Jul 04, 2014
Main Street, Arnegard, ND 58835
Come to Arnegard and help celebrate America's birthday during one of the best 4th of July...
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Northwest
Jul 10, 2014 - Jul 12, 2014
4th Ave NE, Watford City, ND 58854
Come out and enjoy the McKenzie County Fair!  Featuring a rodeo, demolition derby, carnival,...
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Northwest
Jul 17, 2014 - Jul 20, 2014
404 Fourth Ave, Mandaree, ND 58757
Traditional dancing with beautiful handmade costumes. The pow wow is a visual extravaganza beyond...
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Northwest
Jul 18, 2014 - Jul 20, 2014
Crosby, Crosby, ND 58730
Annual threshing and antique show.  Sawmill, threshing and blacksmith demonstrations daily. ...
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Northwest
Aug 08, 2014 - Aug 09, 2014
Harmon Park, Williston, ND 58801
The North Dakota Chokecherry Festival is a celebration of youth accomplishments and our state...