Sports & Recreation

  • Pheasant hunters
  • Sailing in North Dakota
  • Fly Fishing
  • Maah Daah Hey Trail
  • Peggy Backman, Desi Smith and Marvin Smith
  • Dave Wald
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - Bliss
  • Morning on CANDISC
  • The Links of North Dakota
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Tailgate with North Dakota State

It’s easy to stay active year-round in North Dakota. Catch auto racing events, test your mettle with an extreme adventure like rafting or mountain biking, relax on a fishing or golfing outing and make the most of our snowy winters with a snowboarding or skiing trip. When it’s time to take the stands, join North Dakota’s diehard fans and cheer on minor league baseball, basketball and hockey or one of our talented college sports teams. Click here for Sports Teams in North Dakota.

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Fore! Drive Across North Dakota (Best Places Lists)

If you are looking for top-notch courses or local diamonds in the rough, make North Dakota your next golfing getaway. With more golf courses per capita than any other state in the country, North Dakota is a golfer’s paradiseClick here for a printable version. Or follow in the footsteps of legends along the Lewis and Clark Golf Trail.

Jason Mitchell shares some tips and tricks on how to bring home walleye
Now is the time to start planning your summer trips to North Dakota
Tentative dates for 2016 North Dakota hunting seasons are set
Water Recreation (Articles)
North Dakota's lakes and rivers are playgrounds for water enthusiasts

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

It's hard to pick out five places to hunt pheasants in North Dakota as there are hundreds of great places to hunt. Everyone that has taken up a shotgun and chased this colorful game bird has their own favorite places, from tree rows near Killdeer to grasslands near Mott. Here is a sampling of great places.

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